Let’s face it, chicken feed isn’t that. It’s quite expensive, one of the biggest ongoing expenses at Ligaya Garden. We’ve been experimenting with ways to reduce our flock’s dependence of grain and have found a few ways to do it successfully. The girls still get to pick through the grain to pull out their favourite Sunflower seeds and ignore the rest but we offer them some tasty alternatives and block the grain dispenser off every couple of days to ‘encourage’ them to try new things.
Here’s a few pages about how to grow, raise or ferment a few of our girl’s favourites –