1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    Would some grass(the kind that you get in the bag of a lawn mover)be ok for the chicks? They dont have any fertiliezer ect.
    I will post a pic of my coop soon.
  2. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Songster

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    If you are asking if it is okay to give your chicks lawn clippings.... YES, it is good for them... they love it!!!
  3. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    Yes, just make sure you empty the bag right away & don't pile it up, scatter it around.
    Grass clippings piled up, heat up quickly and start to ferment.

  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    And be careful because grass clippings can be long and cause impacted crop.
  5. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    [​IMG] I give my little bantams grass......they beg for it.......I have been known to sit and cut it into small pieces...just another sign of chicken madness !
  6. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    I do exactally what okie does. They just beg!
  7. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    If you can put a mulching blade on your mower it will cutt the grass into smaller pieces and be easier on them. or mow more often so you dont get clippings longer than ~ 1-2 inches.
    I'll dump an entire bag of clippings and its gone within a couple of hours (18hens).
  8. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    Northern California
    Quote:I use a mulching mower also, after I finish the chickens love to eat the cut grass left over.

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