How about grass clippings for 4 week old poults?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by NYRIR, May 24, 2011.

  1. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would be giving them some grit for the first time as well.Is it dangerous to give them the clippings?They are from the front yard where the chickens do not go as a rule.Any advice would be appreciated.My poults BTW are still in the house ( I know...brooding in the house is a mess [​IMG] ) in the brooder.They have never been outside yet.
     
  2. mykl1

    mykl1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I give mine grass ( hand cut with scissors ) and they absolutely love it. Just a little every 2 or 3 days. They also get chopped romaine lettuce
     
  3. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just make sure that you already have them started on grit...
     
  4. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:will do...I'll put some in there tonight.Save the grass clippings for tomorrow...thanks [​IMG]
     
  5. 49erjohns

    49erjohns Out Of The Brooder

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    I start mine right a way too. If you give them too much their dropping well turn loose and black. Make sure the clippings have no chemicals like roundup or grubex. good luck, JOHN
     

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