How do I fully sustain my poultry without commercial feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DKrueger4, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. DKrueger4

    DKrueger4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I have guineas, ducks and chickens. I really want to create a chicken garden. (an acre or 2) and i want to stop buying commercial feed all together. i need anything and everything i can plant thats SAFE. They will be able to free range aside from that. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread may help you a lot. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/713334/growing-fodder-for-chickens
    I have been wanting to try the method/s myself but am still getting around to it. You may find that vegetables like pumpkins or tomatoes, however much your birds love them, grow too slowly. The link above has loads of information about growing fresh chicken feed.
     

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