planning my garden

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kristip, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so what should I plant for the girls? Any big successes? I know they will enjoy teh cherry tomatoes but beyond that... I need some ideas as I plan my garden!
     
  2. mika4me

    mika4me Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens absolutely love carrot tops, so I am going to plant a lot more carrots than usual this year.
     
  3. Renegade Rooster

    Renegade Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    Swiss Chard, spinach, lettuce, overgrown cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, watermelon, cantelope, pumpkins, grapes. I tried broccoli and my birds would not touch it. I am going try spaghetti squash this year, does anybody have experience with feeding it to their chickens? You have sparked me to dig out the Gurneys catalog a little early - Thanks for that.
     
  4. knjinnm

    knjinnm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ha-Ha !!!

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    I tried broccoli and my birds would not touch it.
    Unquote.

    Do you suppose that President George Bush was "chicken" ?
    (He wouldn't eat Broccoli, either ! ) [​IMG]

    Ha-Ha !!! [​IMG]
    -Junkmanme- [​IMG]
     
  6. Tdub4chiks

    Tdub4chiks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. maizey

    maizey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Spaghetti squash was a big hit after they got over the initial shock of something new hitting the ground [​IMG]
     
  8. knjinnm

    knjinnm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Our flock loves zucchini, we always plant more than we need so there's a steady supply of over sized to big to use as stuffer's so the birds get those.
    Joe
     
  9. bjash

    bjash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours don't touch zucchini, but they love yellow squash (go figure).
     
  10. My chickens will eat ANYTHING in the garden. They not only eat all the veggies and the fruit but also the plants as well, including my jalepeno and habanero peppers. Oh, mine also like there veggies cooked as well. [​IMG]
     

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