quick!! if i put my chickens in the garden

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nikischicks, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. nikischicks

    nikischicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    to clean up will they eat the rotten tomatos or will they pass them up for the good ones? I dont want to pick out all the rottens before I put them in there.
     
  2. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They'll eat anything red. Rotten or good. icky ones won't hurt them.
     
  3. nikischicks

    nikischicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh! ok then, out to transport from run to garden!! thank you!
     
  4. Mr. Peepers

    Mr. Peepers Out Of The Brooder

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    They'll eat anything and everything, and mine really like tomato seeds right from the tomato. They'll also eat any bug or spider or caterpillar, and anything with fruit or green leaves that they can reach. Before you let them loose in your garden, make sure that it's OK for them to eat everything there....because they will, or at least, they'll try.
     
  5. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    Oh, don't worry, they won't be greedy. They'll just take one bite out of each and every tomato [​IMG] I speak from experience [​IMG]
     
  6. fasbendera

    fasbendera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked all the tomatoes I wanted red, orange or milky and put them in the garage and spread them out on the tableand in tubs. I then let the ladies loose. They don't care if it is ripe or not they eat it.
     
  7. KandJsmama

    KandJsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Be careful, mine got into the garden by mistake (mine, not theirs) and ate everything down to the roots. You couldn't even tell I had planted. [​IMG]
     

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