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Alfalfa in nest box OK?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Carrie Lynn, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2010
    S.E. Michigan
    I have a small bag of loose alfalfa from the pet supply.
    If I put it it the nest box will the chickens eat the stems? I know they would enjoy the leaf bits,
    but I don't want impacted crops [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2010
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Mine just peck at the leaves. The stems end up in the compost pile, eventually.

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