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grazing box

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by JOHNPHY, Mar 27, 2016.


    JOHNPHY New Egg

    Mar 5, 2016
    what is the best design for grazing box to be placed in run--using fast growing grass like millet or oats that will allow chickens to eat only what grows thru the wire?
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop

    1/2" hardware cloth for grass-like leaved plants(sod and grains)
    1 x 2" fencing for larger leaved plants.
    When fresh planting seed I stack a second frame on top until roots are established or they pull the whole plant out.

    I like the one at the top best and am converting the others over.
    Ripped a half inch off the 2x4's and used it to cover mesh edges to avoid cut feet and subsequent infection (bumblefoot).


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