Tulips???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by TarHeelBlue, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Songster

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    Not sure this is in the right catagory, but here goes. I have heard that you shouldn't have tulips growing where you free range your chickens. (poisonous to them???) Does anyone know anything about this?? I have some tulips coming up that were planted before we moved in and need to know whether I should dig them up or not??
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I don't know if they're bad for the birds but my chickens have never eaten my tulips, daffodils or daylilies. Or crocus. Everything else seems to be fair game [​IMG]
     
  3. critterranch

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    i have all of them. they leave them alone. i think they are smart enough to know. i have lilacs too they dont touch them. they are too busy with other stuff.
     
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  5. TarHeelBlue

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    Thanks!! I have printed off the list and will keep it handy.
     
  6. sunnyvera

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    Yikes, what a huge list - do the birds instinctively know not to eat them? Do they just stay away from them? I have herbs growing all over the place, should I be worried. I was hoping mums were not on the list - they weren't. My mums got totally eaten last fall, flowers, leaves, the whole thing. Sigh.
     

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