Is this safe?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by StormyMoon, May 6, 2010.

  1. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Songster

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    I recently noticed that my yard has grub worms.......if one of the chicks finds these worms is it safe for them to have?

    Thanks for any help...........
     
  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

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    I would think if they eat mealworms, mice,snakes, spiders, etc. grub worms would be great for protein!
     
  3. bigstack

    bigstack Songster

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    Nice lil Bonus for the chicks!!!!

    God Bless!
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    So long as they haven't been sprayed with anything toxic they make excellent chicken feed.

    .....Alan.
     
  5. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:More protein for the chicks ~ less beetles for you! [​IMG]
     
  6. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    If they are out roaming your yard where they can find grubs, they are getting the grit they need to digest them. If you want entertainment, when you find a grub, drop it in the middle of them and watch the game of keep away. It can be hilarious.
     
  7. harewizard

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    Holy Camoly! We have grub worms the size of my thumb! [​IMG] No kidding- My girls go ga-ga over these sweet treats. it's fun to watch them play keep away also! [​IMG]

    Lisa [​IMG]
     
  8. babypeeps

    babypeeps In the Brooder

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    A.T. Hagan :

    So long as they haven't been sprayed with anything toxic they make excellent chicken feed.

    .....Alan.

    Yep I agree [​IMG]
     
  9. StormyMoon

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    Ok Thank you all for responding, I would like to see what they would do with it lol....... the game of keep away sounds pretty funny.
     

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