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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:16 pm 
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Hello.

Every now and then I buy crickets for my rehab and education owls (all licenced!) which they love. Would my chooks enjoy live crickets as well? They seem to like chasing bugs and things. and it occurs to me that if it's safe, giving them crickets could be an excellent form of enrichment. Is there anything in commercially raised crickets that would be bad for them?


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2022 7:37 pm 
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I’ve given mine the dried ones. They loved them and no ill effects.


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i think that they would adore. they love meal worms

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