Is nasturyium plants toxic to chickens? Howabout creeping charlie?

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  1. Laurie's Silkies

    Laurie's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to plant nasturtium vines around my chicken yard fence.are they toxic to chickens? How about creeping charlie? toxic? if not, would chickens like to eat it?
     
  2. ArizonaNessa

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  3. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can answer from my own experience on creeping charlie, my chickens eat it by the ton! LOL.

    As for the nasturium, I dont know, but I know it's edible to humans....
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Both the flowers and the leaves of nasturtiums are edible. My chickens have been enjoying the nasturtiums my husband planted along one side of their run. Mmm... Delicious!

    I planted some last year, but I put them in a less obvious area, that was harder to get to. Stealth Gardening...
     

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