Root Rot in Fodder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickenman111, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. chickenman111

    chickenman111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    The past few days my fodder has been plagued with root rot, and bluish green mold. What are some preventative measures I can take to prevent this?
     
  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

    As you progress in chicken keeping you will eventually find out as I did that chickens are not ungulates (or cows) and that they do not benefit from composted feed, aka silage.
     
  3. chickenman111

    chickenman111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    any way to prevent it from rotting?
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    More rinsing and complete draining.

    I don't let it get tall enough for it to be a problem.
     
  5. chickenman111

    chickenman111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    ok, i'll get to work on that. I appreciate your help :)
     

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