how to get chickens to eat worms...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Mayakovsky, Oct 19, 2019.

  1. Mayakovsky

    Mayakovsky In the Brooder

    my birds go crazy for organic kale, of which i have loads and loads, but they hardly give any attention
    to a worm.....all four of them just look at it for but a moment before losing interest.

    any idea how to turn them on to worms?
     
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  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

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    What are you calling a worm?
     
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  3. Mayakovsky

    Mayakovsky In the Brooder

    red wigglers.....
     
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  4. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    They don't need worms. What feed are you giving them?
     
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  5. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

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    Some earth worms taste worse than butt. I would focus on insects first. There is a bit of a learning curve eating critters and it is generally easier to start with those that taste good.
     
  6. Mayakovsky

    Mayakovsky In the Brooder

    That wasn't really my question.....
     
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  7. sorce

    sorce Songster

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    Wrap them in Kale!

    Mine ate worms for a while but won't touch em anymore.

    Sorce
     
  8. Mayakovsky

    Mayakovsky In the Brooder

    Kale it is! I'll keep the worms in the garden then....
     
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  9. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    These won't touch worms, snails,slugs anything mucous producing "can't blame them lol."
    Yours probably have a reason, chickens don't tend to be picky unless they have a very good reason.:)
     
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  10. mikehh

    mikehh Songster

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    Mine LOVE worms and grubs!!! They only like them if they found them themselves while digging :idunno
     
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