I’m a huge fan of feeding chickens for free or on the cheap. I realized a few years back that if I make a small effort to plant some extra vegetable plants when I’m planting my garden, I can use those for feed for the chickens and make a dent in my feed bill. What started as an extra zucchini and some tomato plants is now a cute little chicken garden. I choose the plants based on how much they produce in a small area and how easy it is to feed it to the chickens. Things that need chopped up or cooked before being fed to the chickens do not make it to the chicken garden. I end up with about a dozen plants in the chickens garden. these are some of my favorites:
- Lisa Murano
Raising chickens, teenagers, pets, flowers, herbs and growing our own food on 25 acres in the hills of western Pennsylvania....and doing it all as cheaply as possible!
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