Leafy greens are some of the healthiest “treats” you can give your backyard chickens.
And now is the perfect time to start them!
While I don’t personally like leafy greens too much, my hens gobble them up whenever we throw some bunches into the coop.
Greens are also easy to grow, and an easy way to save a bit of money.
In this episode, we discuss several varieties of leafy greens that are perfect for your hens.
- How to grow spinach, lettuce, kale, and more!
- When to transplant them
- Just why they’re so great for your fluffy butts
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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.