New source of winter greens - watercress!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BeardedChick, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have been grabbing handfuls of watercress in the creeks around home and bringing some home for the girls. They gobble it up! Anyone else feeding watercress????

    This was a big leafy bunch, but they've picked it to the stems.
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  2. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    Haven't feed any to my chickens yet, but I love to eat watercress. Yum!
     
  3. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I never liked eating it so well... I think finding the little pond snails on it sort of squelched the idea. [​IMG]
     
  4. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Smacking self in the forehead for not thinking of this one! [​IMG]

    We like to take our Aussie out to an old trout farm and the spring-fed creek is just loaded with watercress.

    Now I have another excuse to go out there, how cool is that! [​IMG]

    Thanks Bearded Chick! [​IMG]


    Dawn
     
  5. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I want to hear if your chickies gobble it up like candy, too! [​IMG]
     

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