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foraged favorite! Lemon Wood Sorrel

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chycknFun, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. chycknFun

    chycknFun Out Of The Brooder

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    my chickens LOVE to eat Lemon Wood Sorrel I was considering harvesting seeds and planting it for them anyone have any thoughts about the nutritional benefit or lack there of with regards to chickens and this wild plant?

    http://www.kingdomplantae.net/yellowWoodSorrel.php
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    The potassium oxalate and oxalic acid would worry me, but I have no idea at what point it would be a problem...
     
  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe that when they have free choice of what to eat, chickens won't eat the bad stuff or too much of what should be eaten in moderation. Recalling that some things are bad for humans and suitable for animals.

    Chris
     

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