wheat grass (cat grass) for chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ShaggysGirl, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. ShaggysGirl

    ShaggysGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Temperance, MI
    Hi Guys,
    I bought a couple of these little tubs of cat grass, add the wheat seeds and long grass was there in under a week. My cats are not touching it....I know they are odd. But I was thinking of using a bigger container and growing it for my chickens so they'll have fresh grass to munch on in the winter.
    I think it would be nutritious.
    Any ideas on why to or not to?
     
  2. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    Texas
    My chickens spend the majority of their day out in the green wheat field [​IMG] They looove to eat the wheat, I'm sure it's just fine. [​IMG]
     
  3. Booswalia

    Booswalia Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a small patch of wheat grass growing in my garden right now and I cut off handfuls to bring to my three chickens. They absolutely love it.
     

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