RIR's eating ants.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ziggywiggy, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. ziggywiggy

    ziggywiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    McNeal, AZ
    I can't beleive my chickens were eating ants and not just one or two , but gobs of them.
    They were what I call Carpenter ants a smaller black ant somewhere between a big red ant and fire ant.
    Has anyone else ever seen this?
  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    They're bugs. Yummy ones. Don't worry.
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    wish I could get my chickens to eat ants. We have them EVERY where. And they love to bite/sting anything in their path.

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