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Red apple groundcover

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bugawkk, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. bugawkk

    bugawkk New Egg

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    I'm building my chicken run, and considering whether I want to include area which has red apple groundcover, which is kind of a succulent species with small red flowers.

    Any issues?, does not appear toxic in most articles.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Red Apple groundcover, whose scientific name is Aptenia cordifolia (more commonly known as Ice Plant) is non-toxic to animals and will not hurt your chickens. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    What breed of chickens do you have?
     
  6. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to the group!

    The chickens will likely destroy the groundcover. If you are ok with that, then go ahead. I've found they pretty much destroy anything not woody that they can reach.
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  8. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] enjoy...
     
  9. bugawkk

    bugawkk New Egg

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    Thanks!

    I started with some RIR, black austalorps, barred rock, and gold sex links.
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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