MMMM Chicken and Wild Shrooms

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tadandrita, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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    We have more than usual ammount of wild shrooms in the yard this year and our chickens are sampling them. Should I pluck the shrooms or don't sweat it? I have seen some of the chickens acting lethargic now and then. I checked shrooms and they were pecked on. BTW I am in central Florida.
     
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  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Oh, that is a tough one. [​IMG]


    Are these shrooms human consumables? Or are they human poison?


    I probably would error on the side of caution and remove the shrooms as I saw them.



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  3. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    I agree, I would err on the side of caution on that one. I think I have read about deaths from chickens eating mushrooms here on byc.
     
  4. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that in some places where cattle are raised the silicybin mushroom grows. Just a thought.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    They could be Magic Mushrooms [​IMG]

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  6. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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    Grroovvy Baby Yeah!!!!!
     

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