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Sustainable food source for winter months

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DaveMcLaren, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. DaveMcLaren

    DaveMcLaren Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there anything I can plant to help feed my flock through the winter (besides the ordinary veggies we eat)? My birds are free range, so they can forrage. I plan on letting the grass grow long so they can find seed, and to promote bug growth, but I'd still like to plant something that will sustain them a little better (they eat alot of feed when there isn't much to forrage). Thanks!
     
  2. ocap

    ocap Overrun With Chickens

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  3. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mangel beets would be good fodder and I plan to plant those and pumpkins too.
     

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