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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by skywatcher, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. skywatcher

    skywatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2009
    Acres USA magazine had numberious poultry articles in the feb. issue. poultry plant profiles story listed plants and herbs to grow for chickens these are Catnip(repels fleas & rodents)
    Chickweed a favorite of chickens,Comfrey a nutritious food 20% more protein than soybeans,Garlic for a (wormer)and ginger root.
    Stinging nettles increase egg production and are fatting, mix with comfrey is powerful laying stimulant. other plants in article were
    Alfalfa,nasturtium,Oat sprouts,rue,stinking roger pigweed &wormwood
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    Thank you for the info!!! And welcome from Indianapolis!

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