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Is buckwheat a good "GREEN" for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cabincrazyone, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. cabincrazyone

    cabincrazyone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read a bit about buckwheat ... I'm wondering if it would be worth my while to plant some and harvest the entire plant for winter "greens" for chickens. Your opinion?
     
  2. HorizonSon

    HorizonSon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just purchased five pounds of buckwheat seed (and five of rye) for growing this year for us and the chickens.
     

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