nasty chicken! Carmen caught a toad

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Mom 2em All, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Songster

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    I heard such a commotion going on outside, and looked out the window- I saw all the chickens running around the yard in train formation. The lead chicken, Carmen, had a toad in her beak. Poor little toad, all four legs sticking out of her beak- and every chicken wanted it.

    Grossed me out.
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Chickens are omnivors. They eat meat. They will eat frogs, worms, lizards, small snakes, mice, etc.

    My husband gets a cheap thrill out of catching barn mice and throwing it to the hens. A chickens running around with a mouse tail that is all that is hanging out makes me gag. LOL
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  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Hey mine had a blast with a big huge grasshopper and couple weeks back. And every other chicken was trying to ssteal it from her mouth.

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