What can I grow for my girls?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Mauka, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. Mauka

    Mauka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking to plant some things for my girls...out of the ordinary plants for me. We've got papaya, mango, avocado, pineapple, liliko'i--stuff like that already going. What do some of you grow strictly for your girls? Is there such a thing?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm in a completely different climate but to answer your question I plant, depending on season Austrian peas, radish, 7-top turnips, alfalfa, ladino, buckwheat, flax, sorghum, etc.. Anything that is succulent when it emerges. Also oats, wheat and barley.
     
  3. Mauka

    Mauka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome, I can probably grow all of this but will look into it. Thank you! Does aloe count as a succulent?
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Aloe is a succulent but not for chickens. By succulent, I meant tender young greens, not the relative of cacti.
     
  5. Mauka

    Mauka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah ha ok, thank you!
     

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