Poisonous Plants

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SunnyCalifornia, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am a relatively new chicken keeper, and I was wondering what everyone's experience is with chickens eating poisonous plants? I let my girls forage in my backyard, and I keep them out of the area where I have a really poisonous plant (Brugmansia), but I am wanting to plant some daffodils, and I know they are poisonous too. Does anybody's chickens eat daffodils? If so, the outcome?
     
  2. snowflake

    snowflake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have lots of daffodils, the only thing the deer and rabbits don't eat, have had chickens for 2 yrs didn't know daffodils were on the poison list. I have had no problems
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine dig around under the brugs and haven't had an issue. Elephant ears keep coming up inside the pen and they don't touch them either. I have to keep digging them out. I figure they must know what to eat and what not to....although they don't like turnips...northern chickens maybe?
    sharon
     
  5. caspernc

    caspernc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :yuckyuckyeah that is what I thought hahahahaha
     

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