poultry plants

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

  1. skywatcher

    skywatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    Thank you for the info!!! And welcome from Indianapolis!
     

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