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What to grow in my empty pens

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by pdsavage, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    Ok I have 3 empty pens 2 are fully shaded,what can I grow in them for when my chicks get big enough to go in em?
    I need some thing that grows fast and that they can eat....
    I posted this im sure in the wrong place
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2009

  2. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Well the one that is not shaded I would recomend clover. My chickens LOVE my crimson clover I planted in my pasture. I had let grow up before I let them in it was 6'' or so and they mowed 3'' off the top in one weekend!
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Rye grass grows fast in the shade, but it requires lots of water. Also, How about wheat? (But it needs more sun)

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