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Rutabaga Greens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by This_chicks_place, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello All, I just thinned out the rutabagas in the garden and I'm wondering if the girls can have the greens to snack on? I can't seem to find the answer any where online. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, definitely. Anything in the mustard/cabbage family is edible and seems to be a favorite with my birds. My goslings stripped the arugula from my planters, which was fine since it was going to seed. Rutabaga greens are perfectly edible.
     
  3. YooperK

    YooperK Out Of The Brooder

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    You can eat 'em too! We like them cut into strips and sauteed in bacon fat (like kale) [​IMG]
     
  4. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. I thought so but I wanted to make sure, so i had to ask the experts! Thanks again
     

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