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feeding chickens

  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Seems my chickens have an appetite for yaupon holly leaves. My wife and I moved the chicken coop close to a fence line. After the coop was moved, I noticed they were spending a lot of time in a certain corner of the coop. This corner is opposite the corner they stayed in before the move. So...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I was thinking I'd like to plant a patch for the chickens to graze, or even put up for winter feed. I might plant it over my drain field to guarantee it gets enough water. I was thinking millet might be ideal. Chickens love it and I think it is suppose to be easy to thresh by hand. I should...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    One way to feed chickens is a maggotry; I believe on another thread someone mentioned the method using a dead animal but this uses spent brewery grains and animal manure instead: http://www.fastonline.org/images/manuals/Animal_Husbandry/Poultry/maggotry.pdf
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