I struck an awesome deal with a local farmers market

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by stone_family3, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every week I can expect to pick up two boxes of "bad" produce for my 8 hens and 6 rabbits.

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  2. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very nice!!
     
  3. NinnyGillaspie

    NinnyGillaspie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You go girl!!!!
     
  4. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice! I got some stuff like that for a while when I was running a farmer's market; my supplier would give me all his "off" produce when I picked up my orders. A lot of it was still good enough that I ate it myself. The rest went to the birds and goats. Unfortunately it only lasted a few weeks, but it was great while it lasted.
     
  5. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice! [​IMG]
     
  6. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah a lot of it was still good, I made dinner with some of it. Pulled some out for tomorrow's dinner and then divided the rest up to last until next week.
     
  7. bambi

    bambi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking the same thing [​IMG] I would have gone through it first to see what I could keep to eat for myself Chickens would get what was left. What a great find [​IMG]
     
  8. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I get a banana box full of assorted produce from my local grocer every week. He gets free eggs every now and then. Works for me and the chickens love it!
    Typical weekly take:
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    Typical Daily treats:
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  9. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great!
     
  10. FlyingERanch

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    Nice job! I ask at the local grocery store when we are there if I can have their scraps. They always have someone going through one of the produce sections cleaning it out - so I grab those scraps.
     

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