onion grass

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by snazzyboots, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Songster

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    i searched and didn't find anything on this. we have several patches of onion grass (at least that is what my hubby calls it) i just want to know if it is safe for the chickens to eat. any info is appreciated. thanks
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Quote:It's probably wild onion or something like Star of Bethlehem. It won't hurt them. If they eat enough onion or garlic it may give the eggs an off flavor though.
     
  3. mistymeadowchicks

    mistymeadowchicks Chirping

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    In this area, they're called spring onions & right now that's the only thing in my yard that needs mowing! My free-ranging chickens won't mess with them unfortunately so I guess I'll have to drag the mower out.
     
  4. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Songster

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    Thanks. It's the only thing we need to mow right now too. We don't have chickens yet just wanted to be sure before hand.
     

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