Growing fodder for chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pawtraitart, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. mobius

    mobius Chillin' With My Peeps

    I rinse my seeds morning and evenng if tht helps
     
  2. MigraineMan

    MigraineMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Moar barley sprouts! The first photo is from Day 3. The one tray went to the chickens on Day 5 (yesterday.) The photo of the tall greens is from Day 6 (today) That tray will go out in the run tomorrow morning.

    As noted earlier, the chickens will give the mat many scratches and tosses in an effort to get the remaining seeds first. But they will ultimately devour the whole thing in a few hours. barley_11_3d.JPG barley_12_6d.JPG
     
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  3. Kimberly's chicks

    Kimberly's chicks New Egg

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    I am going to start making fodder year round its a little treat in summer and spring months. I will use Milo wheat barley and beans
     
  4. AUtiger

    AUtiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just started this today. Soaked some wheat, sorghum, millet, corn, sunflower seeds, lentils, and quinoa. Drained and placed it across the top and bottom of a 24 count Costco clear egg container in a sheet pan (poked holes in bottom of egg container). Put another clear egg container on top (snapped right on!) I will update on how it works over the next few days.
    And yes, I have to BUY eggs from Costco, my ladies are still not laying yet!
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