Turkeys love dandelions

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Mr_Jeff, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Mr_Jeff

    Mr_Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chickens turn their noses up at them, but the turkeys will strip every plant that they find. They love the leaves but don't seem to want the flowers or stems. That's fine, though. No leaves, no photosynthesis, no dandelions.
     
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You must have fussy chickens. My chickens eat anything that won't eat them first. Including dandelions. And thistles.
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    neither my chickens nor my turkeys will touch the dandelions!
     
  4. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love to eat dandelion leaves out of my hands, but I rearely see them pick them themselves. I can also feed them strawberry leaves, but they won't pick them while grwoing either. Come to think of it, they will eat just about anything out of my hand! [​IMG]
     

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