Ways to Save Money on Chicken Feed

Ways to Save Money on Chicken Feed

Chicken Feed
Free Range Probably the easiest (and least expensive) way to cut your chicken feed bill a bit is to let your chickens free range for at least part of the day. Chickens left to their own devices can get about 20% of their total daily energy needs from grass. Grow Grains or Seeds Up the ante by growing some grains for your chickens. It's easy to till a small area and then grow cover crops like winter rye, wheat, sorghum, barley, millet, alfalfa, mustard or oats. Grow Fodder Fodder is basically sod without the dirt. So you're growing mats of grass for your chickens to nibble on. You can sprout any type of untreated grass seed, or things like alfalfa or winter rye, right in a tray in your kitchen!…
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