How to Attract Bugs for Free-Range Chickens

Provide a bug feast for your free-range chickens with this simple and inexpensive recommendation.

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By leaving a light on for your chickens, you can attract tasty bugs into the hen house.

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I raise free-range chickens. I’ve found that if I place a small outdoor light close to the ground for a few hours each evening, bugs attracted to the light provide a feast for my chickens to enjoy.

Nathan Roberts
Elberton, Georgia