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Poultry Package

I've raised birds all my life and I've learned a great deal.  Currently, I have over 200 birds that provide eggs and meat to our homestead.  So many times I'm asked what do I grow to feed our poultry.  What seed would you plant to feed them?

Well, I have put together a useful package of seed for all our fine feathered friends. Grow these greens/grains and learn how to feed your own chickens.  Never rely on GMO corn based poultry feed again. 

Never pay $15 a bag for poultry feed when you can grow your own!  No matter what happens to oil prices you do not have to be at the mercy of big oil when you grow your own! 

Don't forget chicken manure is THE organic fertilizer to have in the garden.  Nothing is richer or works faster as far as I'm concerned.  So feed your poultry well and you will literally get great returns!! 

You get:
4 oz of Trucker's Yellow Dent Corn. 
Perfect for cracked or whole corn.  An excellent storage corn that produces loads of high protein kernels.  The staple of any scratch recipe.  No farm is without corn or any modern homesteader for that matter.

2 oz of Grain Sorghum.  Otherwise known as Milo, this is the other staple of a good scratch recipe.   Drought tolerant, high in nutrition, milo is a feed for humans and animals alike in all other parts of the country.  Essential for any and all homesteaders.

6 grams of Ford Hook Chard  A fast growing, huge chard perfect for poultry greens which are absolutely vital to good growth, egg production, chick development and health.

4 grams of Connecticut Field Pumpkin  Most farms have forgotten to use pumpkins for their poultry.  They are perfect because the abundant harvest of huge, nutrient rich flesh that stores easily through the winter when it is hard to find good feed.  Pumpkin will give you the deepest, most delicious orange/yellow egg yolks.  My egg customers always rave about my eggs when I'm feeding pumpkin.

  4 oz of White Proso Millet  The staple in any bird feed.  Grows fast and produces huge sprays of heads loaded with seeds your birds will gobble up. 

4 oz of Peas  Browsing forage is a staple for all Turkeys and makes up a large part of their diet.  They relish peas as will the chickens and ducks.  Dundale will provide a quick fast forage for your birds on the ground or harvest for easy dry storage.

2 oz of Montezuma Oats  Oats are an important source of energy when fall weather sets in.  We start using more oats in our mix as soon as the cool weather settles in and the birds need the extra carbohydrates to keep warm. 

  1 oz of Golden Flax  You've heard all the good news about how heart health Omega 3 is, but find it hard to swallow flax every morning?  Feed it to your chickens!  We use flax to produce the most nutrient dense omega 3 eggs that our customers go crazy for!


1 pkg of Tobacco  Historically many homesteaders would soak tobacco leaves in water and even boil the mixture down.  They would take this and spray/paint it in the coops to kill mites, lice and all manner of bugs.  Care must be taken not to get it on your skin, so wearing gloves is always a good idea.  Homesteaders would also dry the leaves, then grind them into a powder and dust poultry during mite season.  They also put it in the next boxes for the same reason.  Again, wearing a face mask when dusting your chickens is a must.  Obviously you do not want to get it in the chickens eyes or mouth no matter what you use. 

 

This will support up to 10 chickens assuming you let them free-range for part of the year -
all this on less than 6,000 square feet of land - only 14th of an acre! 

You get everything you need to get started for less than the cost of 2 bags of chicken feed!
 
(Yelp, we pay $14.95 a bag here in California)

Comes in our reusable cotton bag.  See Picture.

Add any of the following books to your package for $3.99 or $19.99
 
***Yes, tobacco is still carcinogenic so you must use care with it or any other pesticide, but I still believe it is a better alternative to the malathion often used on poultry.  It is also something you can grow instead of being reliant on a chemical company. 
 
***Some of the above varieties of seed may be substituted, but in the same family.  For example if we are out of Fordhook chard we may substitute Lucullus Chard.
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  • Author: Ronda - TiGafof
    We haven't actually been a customer that long, but I think it is safe to say we will be customers for life. I so appreciate this poultry package. We've ofter thought we should be able to grow our own, but so much of the knowledge we are seeking is time-consuming to gather and here is a huge chunk of research - right here already assembled in a package. We've had such success with the seeds we've purchased and just get such satisfaction from purchasing with a company that values integrity over the mighty dollar. Thanks for what you do!

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