Thalia Geniculata or Alligator flag - Is it safe to feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by countrygirl1, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. countrygirl1

    countrygirl1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    My dam has Thalia Geniculata (alligator flag) growing very successfully around the edges. I have been cutting it and feeding it to the girls. They love it especially the seeds in Summer. Do you know that this is safe for them - they do love it, the leaves stems and seeds and haven't shown any adverse affects. It makes a great green feed for them as it grows so fast, faster than I can keep it under control.

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  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I know that most flags are edible but have no experience with feeding it to chickens. However they seem fine so I'd guess it's ok.
     

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