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Foods that are poisonous to Chickens

  • Avocado skins and pits are poisonous to chickens. This can cause breathing and/or heart problems, possibly resulting in death
  • Raw or dried beans. These are dangerous for both humans and also chickens, consumption will result in serious illness or death.
  • Raw green potato skins
  • Avoid feeding your chickens rhubarb or tomato plants
  • Chocolate. This is poisonous for dogs and also for chickens
  • Apple seeds. Feel free to feed your chickens apples, but do not feed them apple seeds.
  • Apple seeds contain cyanide which delivers a potentially fatal dose of poison to your chickens if ingestion.
  • Apricot pits and leaves
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