My chickens ate a nest of mice!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Stephied44, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. Stephied44

    Stephied44 New Egg

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    Went to clean out the garage yesterday and our chickens( they are free range) found a nest of baby mice and ate them all! Then they chased the mama! I didn't know chickens ate larger prey than bugs!
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, chickens do eat other larger creatures. They supposedly even eat snakes sometimes!
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Yes chickens will eat pretty much anything they can catch, mice snakes lizards etc, they are natural pest control :)
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! My chickens have eaten at least 2 snakes and quite a few mice already. Hey, it's a good, free source of protein [​IMG]
     
  5. jmandawn

    jmandawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens are omnivores! Welcome to BYC. There are several benefits to owning chickens and this is just one of them.
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] chickens sometimes eat each other but, let's not dwell on it
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  10. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     

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