Found real treasure in the compost pile! PIX

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

  1. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

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

  2. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens


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

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Pacific NW
    What are they... as adults?... Thanks [​IMG]
  5. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    WildflowerJLH Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:They are some variety of beetle.

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