Chicken Tips From Our Junior Blogger
Chicken tending tips straight from the mouth of a Kindergartener!
Apple Seeds - They have a little bit of poison in them.
Asparagus - It can make their eggs taste funny if they eat this.
Avocado - All the parts can be poisonous to the chickens.
Dry Beans - If you cook or sprout beans then it's ok to feed beans to your chickens.
Caffeine - Don't give them things like chocolate.
Citrus - They may not lay a lot of eggs if they eat oranges and lemons.
Dairy - It's ok if they eat a little bit of yogurt, but not much.
Eggplant - You can feed a little bit of this to your chickens only if it is cooked.
Onion - These can make them sick.
Potatoes - These can make your chickens really sick.
Rhubarb - This is poisonous. Even the leaves.
For more information on foods to avoid feeding your chickens read the following from Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily: http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2013/02/toxic-treats-what-not-to-feed-your.html
Thanks for reading!