wheat grass

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chicken parm, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. chicken parm

    chicken parm Out Of The Brooder

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    I grew some wheat grass, is ok to give to my hens? I've heard its a natural laxitive for humans.
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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    Yes it is fine to give your chickens. [​IMG]
     
  3. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes it is a very useful tasty greens for chickens all ages
     
  4. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Generally if the thing is green/natural, its fine to give your chickens.
     
  5. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine love wheat grass. I give it to them in the winter, when there's nothing green outside. I usually cut a section, then snip it into shorter lengths, over a bowl. I don't know if I really need to do the snipping or if I've just read too many crop impaction stories on this forum. [​IMG]

    I also do an extra tray of alfalfa sprouts for them, when I'm doing sprouts. They like those, too.
     

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