Found real treasure in the compost pile! PIX

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rebbetzin, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Songster

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    Is this great or what!! My chickens were so happy!!


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    But I'm sure they'll be liking those....they look "juicy!" [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Crowing

    Sep 16, 2010
    Pensacola, FL
    My peafowl love those grubs! Normally I only find one at a time so whoever picks up the grub is chased all over the pen by the other peafowl until they eat it or someone else steals it.[​IMG]
  4. HorizonSon

    HorizonSon Songster

    Oct 5, 2010
    Pacific NW
    What are they... as adults?... Thanks [​IMG]

  5. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Songster

    May 25, 2009
    Adelaide, Australia
    my worm farm always gets filled with slugs somehow... chickens love it when I clean it out [​IMG]
  6. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    I don't know who gets more excited over finding worms or grubs,, me or the feathered free-loaders!
  7. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

    Sep 4, 2009
    I don't have many of those this time of year, but I did uncover quite a large nightcrawler from under a tarp I moved. My White Cochin had it downed in about half a second. My husband keeps talking about building a worm bed for doing compost, but I have yet to see it.

  8. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Songster

    When I was getting large amounts of "horse-manure" for my Garden-Compost, I often found those in the manure. This was before I got my chickens.

    But...apparently "horse-manure" is good for these worms.......and Horse-manure doesn't "normally" have as many weed seeds as Cow-manure OR as HOT as Chicken-manure.

    Aren't YOU PROUD of Me? ( I'm learning to speak as well as Harry S. Truman.)

    Do you believe THAT Manure?
    -Junkmanme- [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Those are some juicy looking treats!

  10. Quote:They are some variety of beetle.

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