Is Ryegrass poisonous to poultry?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cherndon712, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
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    I found a "pasture mix" with this in it. Lonecowboy had mentioned it may be poisonous...I looked online, didn't see anything, but ya never know! And I don't want to take a chance with my chickies!!
     
  2. kayri

    kayri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, If winter rye was poisonous, I think my chickens would be dead now. They have been eating not only the winter rye that has come up, but also the seeds that I scattered in my garden as a crop cover (evil chickens!!). My dd has also fed them winter rye seeds (mistaking it for oats.) I think it's fine.

    Kay
     
  3. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

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