Chicken Foraging Mix

20g seeds
Availability: In stock
$4.95

This Chicken Foraging Mix is a hardy mix of annual and perennial greens that will provide essential nutrients and amino acids for your chickens. It facilitates foraging behaviour for physical health and social behaviour.

20 grams of seed (covers approx 7-10sqm)

Varieties may include (subject to availability): Bok Choy, Buckwheat, Forage Chicory, Clover, Cocksfoot, Endive, Kale, Millet, Forage Plantain, Purslane, Silverbeet, Subclover and Sunflower.

Botanical names: Brassica rapa, Fagopyrum esculentum, Cichorium intybus, Trifolium repens,
Dactylis glomerata, Echinochloa esculenta, Plantago lanceolata, Beta vulgaris, Trifolium
subterraneum, Helianthus annuus, Cichorium endivia, Brassica oleracea, Portulaca oleracea.

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How To Grow

Sow virtually year round avoiding the hottest and coldest months. The seeds can be scattered thinly or sown in the foraging position, allowing 2-3g seed /m². Keep the chickens off the area until plants establish. After initial grazing move the chickens to another area, allowing the plants to reshoot.

Seedlings emerge 7-14 days.

 

When To Plant All year round
Sow Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type sunny position

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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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