OK TO EAT DIRT????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by momto2, May 26, 2008.

  1. momto2

    momto2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put a piece of sod from my yard with my 10 day old jumbo x rocks and they are going crazy!!! They love it. I just want to make sure it is ok for them to be eating it.
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] Chickens are funny - mine love MUD, you can't make a puddle in the yard and they are ALL over it like a bad rash...

    They'll be fine....
     
  3. momto2

    momto2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks wildsky!! It's funny to watch them fight over dirt!!!
     
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

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    When we incorporated our run into our front yard we cut away slabs of grass to bury the hardware cloth. I decided just to leave it in the run. As sson as the girls were let out, they went crazy over that grass. Now when ever I am doing chores around the "farm" I grab chunks of prairie grass, roots and all and toss that in there. They love it! Sometimes they even find a bonus bug or 3 !
     

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