Kentucky Tall Fescue

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickenman111, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. chickenman111

    chickenman111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can chickens eat Kentucky Tall Fescue Grass.

    Thanks
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Sure chickens can graze any grass and bite off the tips themselves, but make sure if you are chopping it for them, that you don't cut it up for them longer than maybe 2 to 3 inches long or they might get impacted crop.

    If planting seed and the chickens have access to it, make sure it is untreated seed as they will ingest it. I have bought untreated grass seed (and also bought treated by mistake that I had to plant around the house, not in the run) for the chicken runs before.

    Chickens LOVE clover, by the way, if you decide to put some of that in too.
     
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2012

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