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Good LIVE treats???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mamahen2011, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. mamahen2011

    mamahen2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I'm thinking of ordering some different bugs for the girls to enjoy as treats. I already give meal worms and Crickets. And I found some Butter worms in the fishing section at our local store ... the girls thoroughly enjoyed them ... but they are a bit expensive at $3.99/20 worms!!!

    I was thinking Silkworms or Tomato Hornworms might be good treats???

    What else?
     
  2. Niss

    Niss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This may upset some, but mice [​IMG] I've seen my girls fight over ones they've found in the yard.
     
  3. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

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    My chickens used to fight like mad over the little green frogs that were everywhere! Kinda yucky, but they absolutely adored them!
     
  4. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think any bug they like is fine. I like to move logs and rocks for them. They go after everything!
     
  5. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    Mine love both the mealies and b. dubia roaches I raise for them. They will gladly eat any and all insects that they find or I bring them, haven't found any they won't eat.
     

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