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alfalfa amount

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

  1. rubyzoo

    rubyzoo In the Brooder

    Dec 11, 2010
    [​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

    Dec 30, 2009
    Wisconsin Northwoods
    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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