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Treats ... no citrus

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

  1. olivesmom

    olivesmom Out Of The Brooder

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    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.

    Thansk,
    Charlotte
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Too much citrus will upset the digestive system and give them the runs. It is not a toxin.
     

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