Honeysuckle, cameilia, crepe myrtle ? Safe for chickens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rubysmom, May 4, 2008.

  1. rubysmom

    rubysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know about the safety of these plants? Its hard to find out if you don't know their proper names.
    Will chickens not eat things that are bad for them or poisonous?
    Thanks.
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    crepe myrtle is fine, I asked the same question over the winter. My birds were eating the leaves and the seeds/berries, no one got ill from it.
     
  3. rubysmom

    rubysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks chickengurl:)
    That's one down.
    We're planning on growing honeysuckle over the top of the run to provide a lovely, fragrant smell for our very close neighbors [​IMG]
    Anybody know about this one or cameilias?
     
  4. mammy

    mammy New Egg

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    thank you both for these posts. question answered, problem solved
     
  5. hurley777

    hurley777 New Egg

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    just lost one of my chickens to crape myrtle berries that become the flowers.its the only thing i found on the ground.and i had just cut the grass before i let them free range.and those berrys was not there before.be carefull with these.i believe this chicken flewq up and knocked it off.
     

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