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Is echinacea safe for chickens to eat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nova022, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a lot of echinacea in my flower beds and am wondering if it is okay for the chickens? I have read that people use it on sick chickens, but no mention was made of the just eating it when they free range.
     
  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah it's fine but they probably won't eat it anyway.
     
  3. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are probably right. I have a yard full of weeds and did not know which ones to feed to my chickens. I finally decided to let them free range and decide for themselves and there were some they would not even touch. Guess that means I will have to pull them lol
     

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