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Post by Dandelion on 1st October 2010, 10:14 pm

I know that any question which begings 'Is a chicken clever enough...?' is asking for trouble, but anyway -
Is a chicken clever enough to avoid poisonous plants? I'm thinking particularly of fungi, as we have a lot of toadstools coming up in the lawn. I've been trying to dig them up when I see them but am fighting a losing battle. Can I trust the chickens to leave them alone?

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Post by Compostwoman on 1st October 2010, 11:36 pm

well my lot leave them...and all other toxic stuff...well alone.

Might have a tiny nibble ( I think they do it just to give me heart failure Twisted Evil )

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Post by Dandelion on 2nd October 2010, 4:41 pm

So far they haven't shown any interest which is a relief, but they do love rhubarb leaves if they get into the other bit of the garden so they're not entirely sensible!

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