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Dried Peas??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by skunknchatter, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. skunknchatter

    skunknchatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was cleaning out a couple of my garden planters, one of them peas. We didn't eat all of the peas this year and I hated to just throw them out but they have gotten woody and aren't sweet and tender any more. So I was thinking I could shell them all and put them out to dry in the sun for a few days then grind them with my food mill and add it to my chicken feed. Any reason I should NOT do this? I figure why waste them when I can feed them to the hens?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    You can feed it to your hens, ground and mixed with their food. But I read somewhere that peas can make them fat, so add moderate amounts.
     
  3. skunknchatter

    skunknchatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :)
     

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