feeding questions....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by amydzek, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. amydzek

    amydzek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oct 27, 2010
    ok so I am still figuring this all out!

    Here is what I am thinking about feeding the chickens in addition to the layer crumbles
    alfalfa
    dried peas and other legumes
    lettuce and other greens
    cottage cheese (their favorite!)
    veggie scraps
    left over dinner....

    is that ok....good, bad?? should I omit anything or add anything??
    Thanks so much everyone!

    Amy
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Yeah, mostly OK.

    I believe some/most/all of the legumes need to be cooked, before feeding to chickens. There is something toxic in the raw ones.
    Some lettuce does not have a lot of nutrients.
    With all treats, keep it to less than 10% of their diet.

    Imp
     
  3. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

    Apr 2, 2010
    New Hampshire
  4. amydzek

    amydzek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the link!!
     

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