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winter worms

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Hillschicks, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. Hillschicks

    Hillschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its crazy we can be covered in a foot of snow for weeks at a time with temperatures not above 0-30 degrees... Then 2 freak days of 45 degrees and some rain and our chickens fine dozens of worms in the yard... That is what happened today when we let out the ladies for the day... And im not talking nice janurary weather, im talking michigan winter
     
  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Silly chickens! My Ducks and chickens are always glad to get our in the morning. They go foraging around, I have no idea what they're eating, but they are finding something yummy to snack on.

    ~ Aspen
     
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    That happened to us, except that I found the worms in the yard and offered them to the hens, who looked at the worms and then back at me and said, "Yeah that's great but don't you have any CORN?" Auuggg chickens. My 5 week olds will just stare at the worms and freak each other out over the squigglies and then run away.
     
  4. Hillschicks

    Hillschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours love em lol... Our rooster and barred rock ladies were about a week old when we started giving them supervised yard time... Sometimes the worms were too big for my boy duke, but he sure enjoyed shakin em around
     

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