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sassaphras ok for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cbohn80, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. cbohn80

    cbohn80 Songster

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    My chickens have been eating a to of sassaphras leaves off my trees. Anyone know if this is ok or harmful?
     

  2. debid

    debid Crowing

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    I believe it's the root that's of concern with sassafras. Chickens seem to know what's OK when they're ranging.
     
  3. cbohn80

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    ok thanks, i hope thats the case
     

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