6 chickens ate a whole head of cabbage today

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RIBill, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. RIBill

    RIBill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No real question, just am ammusing annecdote. I tossed a whole head of cabbage into their run at 1. I went out with a couple apple cores at 2 and all that was left was the core. I'm scared what I will find under the roost in the morning. The last time they had cabbage it took 3 days for them to finish it. They have been terraforming a lot lately too. I think I need to find some more greens for winter.
     
  2. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    awesome. awesome. awesome!! [​IMG]
     
  3. egg proof

    egg proof Out Of The Brooder

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    Cabbage makes for copious amounts fertilizer. My poo shelf sags after a cabbage fest. [​IMG]
     
  4. Dandelion Acres

    Dandelion Acres Out Of The Brooder

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    So I am assuming it is ok for chickens to eat copious amounts of cabbage with only ummm lets say gaseous side effects? The wife and I just debated that yesterday.....well ok we just discussed it..lol
     
  5. RIBill

    RIBill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only (other) down side would be upsetting their protein ratio. As a treat, it should be fine.
     

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