Rose of Sharon?

Discussion in 'Coops, Runs and Housing' started by cindy, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. cindy

    cindy New Member

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    does anyone know if rose of sharon is safe around chickens? I was given several to plant in front of my run but I need to make sure they wont poison my ladies if they eat them. any thoughts?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Sundancers

    Sundancers New Member

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    From what I understand ... It is considered toxic to domestic animals.
     

  3. cindy

    cindy New Member

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    Thanks Andi, thats what I was thinking them being related to hibiscus.
    its a shame they would have been nice planted there:(
     
  4. Apyl

    Apyl New Member

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    It is deffinitly posionous to horses, dogs, and cats but I cant find anything that says its posionous to poultry.
     
  5. cindy

    cindy New Member

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    Thanks APYL, I have been searching the web as well and cant find anything about it being poison
    to chickens either hmmm....
     
  6. ThreeJ

    ThreeJ New Member

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    I just planted some I got the other day. I never thought to look and see if they were poisonous. They are far enough away I hope they stay out of them.