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Poisonous plants?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by eHuman, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. eHuman

    eHuman Songster

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    Will coturnix eat plant leaves that are poisonous, or do they know and avoid them?
     

  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Songster

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    I've read about quail dying from eating avocado, obviously they didn't know that was poisonous. So I wouldn't give them the chance to eat anything poisonous.
     
  3. lomine

    lomine Crowing

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    I read the same thing about birds not eating poisonous plants. My ducks tried to eat my Columbine plant and it is on the list of plants that are toxic to them so there went that theory. Now I just cut off their access to plants they shouldn't eat or don't put it in my yard.
     

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