Poisonous Grasses?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckling 1234, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. duckling 1234

    duckling 1234 Songster

    Feb 20, 2010
    Cecil County. MD
    I was just wondering if maiden grass and porcupine grass are poisonous to ducks. I have northern pintails soon to be moved into their aviary and don't want to take any chances. Thanks.

  2. cassie

    cassie Crowing

    Mar 19, 2009
    I have never heard of poisonous grasses. Your local agricultural extension office can tell you. Critters tend to leave poisonous stuff alone unless they are starving.
  3. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    I never bothered either. My meadow has plants that a poisonous to humans and perhaps other animals. My ducks have tried everything and some things they wont touch. Ironically some of them are not poisonous. I guess they have a good palate, because they certainly love some items and others not so much.

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