Should I let my sulcata eat bird poop?

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I like to take my baby sulcata tortoise outside so he can eat fresh clovers but whenever he sees bird poo he tries to eat it! I'm not sure if this is super healthy for him?
 

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I think you probably already know the answer. Not really a good healthy nutritious thing to eat. So, make sure it’s grazing on clean weeds n grass.
 

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If he takes a little nibble will he still try to eat it. Sometimes torts will try to eat new things to see if it is food. He might just be curious. No it is not “healthy” Like definitely should not be a staple of their diet, but as far as toxicity I doubt a little nibble is going to hurt anything.
 

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If he takes a little nibble will he still try to eat it. Sometimes torts will try to eat new things to see if it is food. He might just be curious. No it is not “healthy” Like definitely should not be a staple of their diet, but as far as toxicity I doubt a little nibble is going to hurt anything.
This is exactly what I needed to know thank you!
 

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I like to take my baby sulcata tortoise outside so he can eat fresh clovers but whenever he sees bird poo he tries to eat it! I'm not sure if this is super healthy for him?
No. No you should not. And no it is not healthy for him, super or otherwise.
 
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