Can chickens eat Poison Ivy?

do chickens eat poison ivy?

Poison ivy is a plant that causes severe allergic reactions in people who come into contact with it. It causes rashes, blisters, and sometimes even hospitalization. But despite its name, poison ivy does not make chickens ill. Chickens love eating poison ivy! They’ll happily gobble up the leaves and stems without any ill effects. That’s … Read more

Can chickens eat pickles? (Yes, in moderation)

Can chickens eat pickles?

You have a couple of leftover fermented dill pickles in your basement. Are you wondering if chickens can ingest pickles? Chickens can eat pickles, but they should only be given occasionally. Pickles are high in sodium and could cause health problems if fed too much. You should never feed your chickens green olives or pickles … Read more

Can chickens eat daisies? (other flowers included)

Are daisies safe for chickens

I always wondered do chickens eat daisies? -The answer is yes, chickens can eat daisies. In fact, they love slurping daisy flowers.

Is this the year you’re planning a flower garden? Are you interested in growing plants that serve many purposes? You may be curious as to what kinds of flowers chickens like.

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Can chickens eat zucchini?—Chicken keepers’ statement included


It’s that time of the year when we have plenty of overgrown zucchini and squash in our garden. Want to know if chickens eat zucchini? Yes, chickens can eat zucchini. In fact, chickens absolutely love zucchini because it contains fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They also make for a great cold treat for them on those … Read more

Can chickens eat sweet feed?

It’s OK to add some sweet feed to your hens’ regular feed, but remember that chickens need a specific diet. Chickens may get sweet feed sometimes, but it should be avoided as much as possible. That’s why in this article I’ll go into the nitty gritty of chicken feed, why some people mix chicken feed … Read more

Can chickens eat artichokes? (COOKED vs CANNED)

can chickens eat artichokes?

Did you ever wonder if chickens can eat artichokes? Have they tried it before? Are they picky eaters and only want certain foods, or will they eat just about anything? We love chickens, but didn’t know the first thing about them until we started raising some. So, we did a bit of research to find … Read more

10 Things you should NOT feed your chicken

Since we started this page, we at the typesofchicken.com team have given you articles on many different subjects concerning your chicken, and most of them were on what you should do to or with them.

We started getting questions from you on some particular subjects like is some food bad or good for your chickens and alike.

After some research and a few discussions with some more experienced poultry keepers, we decided to give you an article on what you should NOT feed your chicken.

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