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training chickens to eat slugs

 
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Usually, chickens aren't too keen on eating slugs. But with a little
training, that problem can be solved.

http://www.youtube.com/paulwheaton12#p/u/0/xtcD2RcVgrk

 
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Could the same techniques be used to train my kids to eat their vegetables?
 
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I never thought of it before, but maybe that is why people chop vegetables!
 
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I trained a couple chicken to read Braile once. The eggs were about the same, but the chicken breast had good texture.

*insert rimshot*
 
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I remember what the last thing you posted about slugs was. You have changed your tune since then.
 
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Cutting a slug with scissors was painful to watch. If slug is not their food why somebody wants to force/teach them to eat one. I do not mean to offend you but any reason behind this experiment?
 
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Vikas Kapoor wrote:Cutting a slug with scissors was painful to watch. If slug is not their food why somebody wants to force/teach them to eat one. I do not mean to offend you but any reason behind this experiment?


In certain parts of the US, the number of slugs is so high that people struggle to grow gardens.

Normally, a hen will teach the chicks to eat slugs, but most people raising chickens get the chicks from a hatchery.


 
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Agree: the slug is a normal part of a chicken's diet. So would all our seeds be . . .
 
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Campbell Ritchie wrote: So would all our seeds be . . .


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