Mountain Ash berries safe?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AKnewbie, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are mountain ash berries safe for chickens to eat?
    I have a tree full of red/orange mountain ash berries and the chickens like to eat those that have dropped to the ground. Should I be guiding them away from it or should they be ok?
     
  2. mickey328

    mickey328 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure about chickens, but I know the wild birds eat them all through the winter. So, I would think they should be all right.
     
  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When chickens have a choice of what to eat, it makes sense that they would eat suitable things. After all, they survived for a long time before domestication.

    Chris
     

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