Will it hurt chickens to eat bunny poop

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by hawk, May 3, 2009.

  1. hawk

    hawk Out Of The Brooder

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    Our chicks will soon be outside and be able to roam where our bunny lives, do we need to keep them separate so they don't eat bunnt poop?
     
  2. Missouri Maiden

    Missouri Maiden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think it will hurt the chicks but rabbits get sick if they come in conntact with chicken poo.
     
    Last edited: May 3, 2009
  3. mtcougar832

    mtcougar832 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens seem to like hanging out under the rabbits and no harm yet. Are they actually eating bunny poop or maybe looking for bugs / plants?
     
  4. love4mychick

    love4mychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well baby chicks eat there own poop same as rabits so i would say that there is no proplem with eather of them eating eachother poop
    but be carefull bot to let the chicks in any garden because there poop has high nitrogen wich can kill a plant if exposed to it to long [​IMG]
     

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