Plants That Are Toxic To Chickens

Plants That Are Toxic To Chickens – Listed below are common plants that are known to be toxic to chickens (and most other birds). Ensure your chickens do not have ready access to such plants, especially if you are free ranging your chickens… 

  • ARUM LILY
  • AMARYLLIS
  • ARALIA
  • ARROWHEAD VINE
  • AUTUMN CROCUS
  • AUSTRALIAN FLAMETREE
  • AUSTRALIAN UMBRELLA TREE
  • AVOCADO
  • AZALEA
  • BANEBERRY
  • BEANS: (CASTOR, HORSE, FAVA, BROAD, GLORY, SCARLET RUNNER, MESCAL, NAVY, PREGATORY)
  • BIRD OF PARADISE
  • BISHOP’S WEED
  • BLACK LAUREL
  • BLACK LOCUST
  • BLEEDING HEART OR DUTCHMAN’S BREECHES
  • BLOODROOT
  • BLUEBONNET
  • BLUEGREEN ALGAE
  • BOXWOOD
  • BRACKEN FERN
  • BUCKTHORN
  • BULB FLOWERS: (AMARYLLIS, DAFFODIL, NARCISSUS, HYACINTH & IRIS)
  • BURDOCK
  • BUTTERCUP
  • CACAO
  • CAMEL BUSH
  • CASTOR BEAN
  • CALADIUM
  • CANA LILY
  • CARDINAL FLOWER
  • CHALICE (TRUMPET VINE)
  • CHERRY TREE
  • CHINA BERRY TREE
  • CHRISTMAS CANDLE
  • CLEMATIS (VIRGINIA BOWER)
  • CLIVIA
  • COCKLEBUR
  • COFFEE (SENNA)
  • COFFEE BEAN (RATTLEBUSH, RATTLE BOX & COFFEEWEED)
  • CORAL PLANT
  • CORIANDER
  • CORNCOCKLE
  • COYOTILLO
  • COWSLIP
  • CUTLEAF PHILODENDRON
  • DAFFODIL
  • DAPHNE
  • DATURA STRAMONIUM (ANGEL’S TRUMPET)
  • DEATH CAMUS
  • DELPHINIUM
  • DEVIL’S IVY
  • DIEFFENBACHIA (DUMB CANE)
  • ELDERBERRY
  • ELEPHANT EAR (TARO)
  • ENGLISH IVY
  • ERGOT
  • EUCALYPTUS (DRIED, DYED OR TREATED IN FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS)
  • EUONYMUS (SPINDLE TREE)
  • EUPHORBIA CACTUS
  • FALSE HELLEBORE
  • FLAME TREE
  • FELT PLANT (MATERNITY, AIR & PANDA PLANTS)
  • FIG (WEEPING)
  • FIRE THORN
  • FLAMINGO FLOWER
  • FOUR O’CLOCK
  • FOXGLOVE
  • GLOTTIDIUM
  • GOLDEN CHAIN
  • GRASS: (JOHNSON, SORGHUM, SUDAN & BROOM CORN)
  • GROUND CHERRY
  • HEATHS: (KALMIA, LEUCOTHO, PEIRES, RHODODENDRON, MTN. LAUREL, BLACK LAUREL, ANDROMEDA & AZALEA)
  • HELIOTROPE
  • HEMLOCK: (POISON & WATER)
  • HENBANE
  • HOLLY
  • HONEYSUCKLE
  • HORSE CHESTNUT
  • HORSE TAIL
  • HOYA
  • HYACINTH
  • HYDRANGEA
  • IRIS
  • IVY: (ENGLISH & OTHERS)
  • JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT
  • JASMINE (JESSAMINE)
  • JERUSALEM CHERRY
  • JIMSONWEED
  • JUNIPER
  • KY. COFFEE TREE
  • LANTANA (RED SAGE)
  • LARKSPUR
  • LILY OF THE VALLEY
  • LILY, ARUM
  • LOBELIA
  • LOCOWEED (MILK VETCH)
  • LOCUSTS, BLACK / HONEY
  • LORDS & LADIES (CUCKOOPINT)
  • LUPINE
  • MALANGA
  • MARIJUANA (HEMP)
  • MAYAPPLE (MANDRAKE)
  • MEXICAN BREADFRUIT
  • MEXICAN POPPY
  • MILKWEED, COTTON BUSH
  • MISTLETOE
  • MOCK ORANGE
  • MONKSHOOD
  • MOONSEED
  • MORNING GLORY
  • MTN. LAUREL
  • MUSHROOMS, AMANITA
  • MYRTLE
  • NARCISSUS
  • NETTLES
  • NIGHTSHADES: (DEADLY, BLACK, GARDEN, WOODY, BITTERSWEET, EGGPLANT, JERUSALEM CHERRY)
  • OAK
  • OLEANDER
  • OXALIS
  • PARSLEY
  • PEACE LILY
  • PERIWINKLE
  • PHILODENDRONS: (SPLIT LEAF, SWISS CHEESE, HEART-LEAF)
  • PIGWEED
  • POINCIANA
  • POINSETTIA
  • POISON IVY
  • POISON HEMLOCK
  • POISON OAK: (WESTERN & EASTERN)
  • POKEWEED
  • POTATO SHOOTS
  • POTHOS
  • PRIVET
  • PYRACANTHA
  • RAIN TREE
  • RANUNCULUS, BUTTERCUP
  • RAPE
  • RATTLEBOX, CROTALARIA
  • RED MAPLE
  • RED SAGE (LANTANA)
  • RHUBARB LEAVES
  • RHODODENDRONS
  • ROSARY PEA SEEDS
  • SAND BOX TREE
  • SKUNK CABBAGE
  • SORREL (DOCK)
  • SNOW DROP
  • SPURGES: (PENCIL TREE, SNOW-ON-MTN, CANDELABRA, CROWN OF THORNS)
  • STAR OF BETHLEHEM
  • SWEET PEA
  • SWISS CHEESE PLANT (MONSTERA)
  • TANSY RAGWORT
  • TOBACCO
  • UMBRELLA PLANT
  • VETCH: HAIRY/COMMON
  • VIRGINIA CREEPER
  • WATTLE
  • WEEPING FIG
  • WHITE CEDAR, CHINA BERRY
  • WISTERIA
  • YEWS
  • YELLOW JASMINE