Wood ashes

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chicken1328, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. chicken1328

    chicken1328 Out Of The Brooder

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    We had a fire last nigh burning wood all the ash is cold the birds have discovery it and have started pecking around at is this ok
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2014
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    They probably won't eat much, and they eat lots of stuff that isn't food. Wood ashes make a great addition to a dust bath, and help controll mites. Can you scatter them where they dust bathe?
     
  3. chicken1328

    chicken1328 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok will do that now thanks
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Doubt they can peck up much ash, their interest may be bugs in there?
     

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