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Snakes?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickgirl55, Aug 14, 2007.

  1. chickgirl55

    chickgirl55 In the Brooder

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    Yesterday when my chickens were outside (they go inside their coop at night) I noticed one of them was eating a small snake.

    Is this normal behavior? I moved the -dead- snake away from the chicken and it just walked away. Was it alright that the chicken was eating the snake? And if so, what other non-chicken foods is it safe for them to eat?

    Thank You!
     
  2. Snakes, lizards, mice. You name it. I'm sure when the rains come here mine will be munching on frogs. Protein![​IMG]
     
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Our gang loves slugs/snails, beetles of all kinds, flies, moths, ants, anything melon, strawberries, bananas, grapes, grasshoppers, blueberries, dandelion greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, nasturtium leaves and flowers, marigold flowers...thats all I can recall off the top of my head....
     
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2007

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