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alfalfa amount

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rubyzoo, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. rubyzoo

    rubyzoo In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]I have 6 chickens in central Illinois. Does anyone have any guidelines for giving alfalfa during cold weather?
     
  2. Organics North

    Organics North Songster

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    My birds diet consists of approximately 10% alfalfa. Alfalfa is around 17% protein so it is a good source and will do wonders for your eggs.

    I would say let the birds eat as much as they want. (Since pasture/range is poor this time of year in many places.)

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