Country Lore: Training Chicks to Eat Weeds

If you feed your chicks weeds early on, they'll be more likely to clean up your weeds when they grow up.
April/May 2005
http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/training-chicks-zm0z05zsie.aspx




Every year when I hatch my chicks, I start them on regular feed, and also give them a little bit of weed greenery.

When they are old enough to be out in the yard, they have developed a taste for those weeds and devour them.

Rhianon Gill
Winona, Minnesota