How toxic is Angel's Trumpet to chickens?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Loa Kirkbride, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Loa Kirkbride

    Loa Kirkbride New Egg

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    I have a blooming Angel's Trumpet in my yard. Should I remove it? When I amended the soil this spring, old leaves and flowers got worked into the soil. I don't let my three chickens roam because of this plant. So I keep the chickens confined to their run, or the house. Could I leave it and just rake up fallen leaves and flowers?
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    You should post this in the "feeding and watering my flock" section of BYC, you will probably get more responses there. Good luck.

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  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana! Don't have a clue on the plant!! Google it!! [​IMG]
     
  4. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's toxic to chickens,. that being said,.. I have one in my yard with my free range flock,.. they have tasted it and moved on,. they don't eat it,.. same with my day lilies,.. but ya never know,.. I've been thinking of moving it,.. but yes,.. it's an "unsafe" plant.

    There are several lists of toxic plants,.. here is one,.. hope this helps..

    http://www.poultryhelp.com/toxicplants.html

    you will get more results if you move this to the feeding and watering my flock section as sunny & the 5 egg layers suggested.


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  5. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seven or eight clumps in my yard and the chickens are always around and under them. THis is the second season they have been there and so far none have had a problem. I don't pick up anything under them.
    sharon
     
  6. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    [​IMG] Hope you find your answer..

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  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  8. Saltysteele

    Saltysteele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you're worried about it, pull it out.

    they more than likely will not mess with it. as the poster above said, they may taste it, but then will move on.
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. broodytood

    broodytood Chillin' With My Peeps

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