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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 In the Brooder

    Jul 11, 2012
    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 Songster

    Dec 2, 2012
    My Coop
    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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