Grass Seed?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ktownjeep, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. ktownjeep

    ktownjeep Out Of The Brooder

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    I need to plant some grass seed in a few areas. What is the best way of doing this so my chickens dont eat it all up?
     
  2. warren

    warren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cover it with a sheet of polythene with bricks to hold it down. It keeps it damp in dry areas and warm in cold areas. Take it off when it germinates...then the hens will dig it up and wreck it!
     
  3. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    You'd have to fence off that area being planted. Otherwise they will eat the seed, or scratch it to death. And they will watch you plant it too, so you have to try to fool them.

    Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:[​IMG]

    CHICKEN "Hey, lookie there, that human that feeds us is hiding seeds in the ground for us to dig up, how cool is that!!"
     

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