Fall Food & Fun for the Chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by darkmatter, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, it's past the time for the Falls first frost and the Garden has been very good to us this year. So yesterday I dumped about an Acre of grass/leaves clippings into the garden. I've let the grass walkways go unmowed for the last month. I opened the Chicken Run to Garden chicken door and the chickens will have til spring to glean and till the garden for me. This has been working out well for me, by spring the garden will be perfect for a quick till and plant.

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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Great way to fertilize too because nature will call while they are out there.
     
  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    How wonderful for your chickens! Not much in life makes my chickens happier than scratching in leaf litter, looking for bugs. [​IMG]
     
  4. desertskynm

    desertskynm Out Of The Brooder

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    Way cool! You just gave me a great idea for my small garden... And just in time, I was going to pull weeds and layer mulch today. Thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
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