T’is the season for pumpkins…but do you know why they’re so healthy for chickens?
Do you know how to safely feed them? How about how to get them for next to nothing?
Well, get ready and get on the edge of your seat, because you’re about to discover just how beneficial pumpkin can be to your coop AND your wallet this season.
In this podcast, you’ll learn:
- Why pumpkins are a great addition to your flock’s diet (but why they shouldn’t REPLACE their diet)
- How to safely feed pumpkin so your flock gets the most benefit
- Where to find pumpkins for free and how to ask for them
- My recipe for a fall spray to help keep your coop clean and smelling fresh
Links we discuss:
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Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category. Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.