Alternative chicken feed for winter

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by greasy, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. greasy

    greasy In the Brooder

    Feb 16, 2014
    Worcester , ma
    This year I'm putting in Jeruselem artichokes. They're somewhat invasive, and I know we'll have more of these than we need by next year. Anyone have any idea if they're ok for the chickens ? cooked I"m sure should be ok, but one never knows.
    I'm growing a bunch of corn and sunflowers to help offset the cost of feeding them in the winter, which gets a little expensive when they can't/won't free range in the winter.
    Anyone have any suggestions out there for a sensible crop to plant, that keeps, which can be used for feed in the winter ?

    Thx !
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Crowing

    Apr 12, 2013
    Boulder, Colorado
    Winter squash.
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