Is Cat Mint poisonous to chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by punky rooster, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    Hi,

    We have some Cat Mint plants that we want to move near our chickens. Is it safe for them?

    Thanks,
    Mitch
     
  2. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    If that is the same thing as cat nip (I think it is) We put some around our coop and they left it alone, but then we got ducks and they ate it all and are still alive [​IMG]

    In fact I think they love it more than the cats...
     
  3. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mint oil is poisonous, if they ate a lot...
     

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