Which herbs do chickens enjoy? Will the eggs taste different?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Carrie Lynn, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to put in lots of greens and herbs for my hens.
    I know they love parsley and greens. Which herbs are safe & tasty for them?
    Will a lot of herbs in their diet change the taste of their eggs?
    Just wondering as herbs can be so srongly flavored...

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Mmmmm... pre-dilled eggs... [​IMG]

    I don't think so but it sounds like a fun experiment.
     
  3. demp4

    demp4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Heard nettles are good for hens.
     
  4. midd2005

    midd2005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine love basil, thyme (supposed to help with the worm situation), and oregano. haven't noticed any flavor changes.
     

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