If is safe to give ( PISTIA STRATIOTES L. ) water lettuce, to my chickens as a veggie treat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by judyki2004, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. judyki2004

    judyki2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a small pond w goldfish and some aquatic plants, among them water lettuce, I been composting the excess, but i always wonder if i can give them to my hens as a treat... My chickens are in a tiny coop w a run, and I feed them 30% & layers food plus all the veggies & fruit scrap available.
     
  2. celticgarden

    celticgarden Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know about water lettuce, but azolla is recommended as a high protein feed supplement. Maybe you could grow azolla instead.
     
  3. judyki2004

    judyki2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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