Blocked off the largest run and threw some wheat seed for cover crop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Mskayladog, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. Mskayladog

    Mskayladog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wheat is fine for the pullets right? I cannot find the cover crop thread.
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes, wheatgrass is fine for them to eat. If you cut it for them, keep it short - like 2 inches to prevent impacted crop. You can let them graze on it, or you can wait until your wheat is harvestable and shake them onto a tarp- feeding them the wheat berries (they love them).

    Make sure they free range or have some grit provided for them size #3 cherrystone sharp granite grit type or gravel.
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2012

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