1. bacpacker

    bacpacker Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 30, 2011
    When I finished our coop I built a fenced in area of 32' x 64' for the chickens run. We have 11 birds and they have taken the grass down to bare dirt. I am thinking about building on to the run and divide it into 3 sections where I can rotate them between spots and keep the grass in better shape where they don't stay so muddy. Plus they seem to love eating on the grass.

    My question is, what type grass would be best to plant? I'm thinking something with a clover mix in it. Ideas anyone?
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    I am going to try planting clover this year and see how it goes. It will probably get mowed over and eaten down to the nub pretty quick like. LOL My chickens have already tore up all signs of grass in their area and I would imagine, keeping grass growing is going to be too much for me.

    Good luck and I hope the clover works for you. :)
  3. Jakoda

    Jakoda Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2012
    Old Lyme CT
    mine LOVE clover,,I have a raised bed that I grow red clover in and they go crazy for it:)

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