my chickens ate a pregnant junebug, is this bad?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by fushalilly, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. fushalilly

    fushalilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There were TONS of eggs in it that looked like rice grains. They ate the ENTIRE junebug and Im scared they will get parastites or something!
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    All they'll get is more protein. [​IMG]

    YUMMY BONUS!
     
  3. pattypenny

    pattypenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bad for the bug but good for the chicken.
     
  4. cackle

    cackle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I read somewhere chickens would not eat junebugs. We have a ton of them but never offered them to the birds as I did not think they would eat them.
     
  5. BJ

    BJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my little bantam eats japanese beatles...yee haw!! Why not a junebug??
     
  6. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:3 roosters to 13 hens ? Kinda alot of roosters . Need 1 rooster for every 10 hens .


    Eggs will be OVER fertilized big time .
     
  7. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    junebugs look tasty [​IMG]





















    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] JK!!!
     
  8. A Carolina Chick

    A Carolina Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. cackle

    cackle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know I need to get rid of two roosters. I just have not had the heart. Plus I like them all and am having a hard time deciding which one to keep.
     

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