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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 Songster

    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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