Alfalfa or grass ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by TNBlacktails, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. TNBlacktails

    TNBlacktails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, Im thinking about either growing some alfalfa or just staking off some of my yard and letting the grass grow and using it for bedding and to keep my chickens and dogs warm through out the winter but wat would be better ,or does someone have a better suggestion ?
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2012
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    You would want to plant either Wheat or Oats and let dry out then cut it.
    You wont have enough time (season) to do that this year. Alfalfa like grass has a rather poor insulating value (much like pine shavings).

    Chris
     

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