Wild Hawthorn berries

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by patman75, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a few large wild hawthorn tree on my property. Are the berries safe for my chickens to eat?

    I have read wild birds eat them and they are used in alternative supplements for their antioxidants.

    SSOOOO I'm assuming they are safe [​IMG] . But if any has any expierence with them or have chickens that eat them all up and aren't dead, it would be great to hear from ya.

  2. Fuffy

    Fuffy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2009
    Jersey, GB
    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG]
    Certainly my wild birds eat the hawthorn berries.
    You can use them to make a tasty jelly (for humans).
    Hawthorn regulates the blood pressure: Good for high and low BP. This from a herbal for humans.
    Can't see how it wld hurt chooks tho. [​IMG]

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