Best Green to treat my girls with?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenLUVERS, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. ChickenLUVERS

    ChickenLUVERS Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 3, 2016
    Winslow NJ
    I am new to the Chicken world and I love giving my girls treats as they get
    very excited they will even chase me around the yard to get some!

    I give them dandelions and broccoli, but I was wonder what is the best, safest,
    and most nutritious green I can give them?

  2. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and [​IMG]
    We're glad you joined us!

    The best greens you can give them is herbs. Parsley, fennel and dill are some. Parsley has lots of excellent vitamins and nutrition for them, dill is a respiratory immune booster and fennel is a laying stimulant. Chickens also love these, so it's a healthy snack that they love! [​IMG] I give these to my girls and I have noticed huge changes, plus they love this stuff too! Let me get an article for you real quick, i'm sure you would love it and find it helpful. [​IMG]
  3. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

  4. drumstick diva

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  6. ChickenLUVERS

    ChickenLUVERS Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 3, 2016
    Winslow NJ
    Awesome! Thank you! I grown my own parsley for Cooking so I will give them some NOW!!!
  7. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feeding them treats of green leafy vegetables like kale, alfalfa, cabbage, broccoli, and spinach will result in a darker orange yolk color...

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