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New chicken owner here - are these berries dangerous?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tessahill84, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. tessahill84

    tessahill84 New Egg

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    Hi, I'm new here so I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question. Is this bush dangerous for my chickens?
    Thanks in [​IMG]
    advance!
     
  2. potato chip

    potato chip Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Do you know what it is? Looks like a lilly pilly to me, in which case it's ok, but you really need to accurately identify the plant before looking it up. Do you have a garden centre in your area you could ask exactly what it is? Also, saying where you live might help, because it'll give people an idea of what might be growing in your area.
     
  3. tessahill84

    tessahill84 New Egg

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    Thanks, I'll do that. :) located in NE Oklahoma by the way
     
  4. potato chip

    potato chip Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I'm in Australia - I don't know whether you even have lilly pillies in the US LOL
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    If you google "plant dichotomous keys" for your area (or at least, the US) you should get some joy in terms of identification. In my experience, chickens generally avoid harmful plants / fruits. I had 4 avocado trees in my garden, and they ignored the fruits (wish the darn monkeys would have done the same [​IMG])
     
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