Freezing Cut Grass for winter

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tdgill, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. tdgill

    tdgill Overrun With Chickens

    Has anyone ever tried doing that?
  2. newchicksnducks

    newchicksnducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not sure how you would do this. Many "greens" don't freeze well (think of lettuce). The consistency would change, that's for sure. Not too sure how the chickens would like it.
  3. Ang

    Ang Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
    West Central Illinois
    I don't think it will freeze well at all.
  4. tdgill

    tdgill Overrun With Chickens

    ahhhh gotcha. duh.
  5. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 19, 2009
    If you want to give your chickens greens in the winter, just get a bale of leafy alfalfa hay. We have a small hay feeder inside the chicken pen and our chickens love the hay. They go through a surprising amount of it too.
  6. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2008
    You could always try it . . . then you'd know for sure. [​IMG]
  7. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think you will find it more convenient to use finely shredded cabbage or to buy a sack of dried alfalfa chunks which can be softened with hot water...I suspect the grass will not thaw well and might go bad easily after that...[​IMG]
  8. imtc

    imtc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 30, 2008
    what about a place to grow some indoors? If you have a large and sunny enough space and a flat pan or something you might be able to grow near a window and just clip some every few days for a little treat.
  9. tdgill

    tdgill Overrun With Chickens


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