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My turkeys love dandelions

Jeff Millar


Joined: Jun 24, 2011
Posts: 24
Since our flock of turkeys have gotten big enough to turn out for free ranging, I have noticed an almost complete lack of dandelion in our yard. They strip the leaves of every plant they find. No leaves, no photosynthesis, no dandelions. Of course, we don't treat the lawn with chemicals so their appetite doesn't concern me at all.


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Al Loria


Joined: Apr 21, 2010
Posts: 395
Location: New York
So do our chickens.  Almost like candy for them.
Jeff Millar


Joined: Jun 24, 2011
Posts: 24
My chickens always seem to graze around the dandys, but the turkeys go right for them.
Al Loria


Joined: Apr 21, 2010
Posts: 395
Location: New York
Jeff Millar wrote:
My chickens always seem to graze around the dandys, but the turkeys go right for them.


Go figure?  At least there is weed control and healthy foraging going on in both instances.
 
 
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