Lightening Bugs? Asian Beetles?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jennmugg, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. jennmugg

    jennmugg Out Of The Brooder

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    Can / do chickens eat those?
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    If it flies , hops , walks , scoots , scurries or slithers.... They WILL eat it...
     
  3. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    I know they LOVE the beetles!! I hit them off my plants into a can with a little water in it and then feed them ot the chickens. Never seen them eat lightening bugs, tho. Maybe cuz they're in bed by the time they come out.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    The only bug may chickens won't eat is a lady bug.
     
  5. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

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    . . . and blister beetles, I imagine, wouldn't be a choice.

    Steve
     

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