Treats ... no citrus

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by olivesmom, May 7, 2008.

  1. olivesmom

    olivesmom In the Brooder

    May 2, 2008
    I was reading the list of treats. We have 5 citrus trees in our yard. I noticed the lsit said not to feed them citrus but did not list why ...toxic etc. If they were to find a piece of fruit on the ground would this be something to be concerned about?

    Also, at what age should they start having treats. Mine are still babies but I had to give them yogurt today because of antibiotics and they loved it so much I am now wondering when I should start giving them other yummy things.


  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Too much citrus will upset the digestive system and give them the runs. It is not a toxin.

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