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Chickweed?

I know I used to feed my bobwhite quails chickweed many years ago but I haven't used it since, is it safe? Can birds eat the flowers on them too?

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i am pretty sure it is safe, i will look for some links for you to be sure



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yep its safe

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Thank you I'm glad I know now

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All my birds love it. I am really lucky to have stacks of it in my front yard every year. Another that is safe is Pigweed. Similar to chickweed but fleshier.
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That's good to know! Thanks Kate

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