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Hi Can anyone tell me if you can feed our chickens Chard

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sorry for sounding thick but what is chard

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Mine love it so i hope it is ok! I cram it and kale into a mettle wire bird feeder!

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If its a green leafy vegetable they can and will eat it. They will eat as much as they want and leave what they don't.

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wish i could get mine to eat the stuff..easy to grow, pest resistant, needs no care.. but family, horses, ducks, chooks & even the bleedin sheep turn their noses up at the stuff :unsure:
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many thanks for all your help.

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 jules, on 08 October 2010 - 01:37 PM, said:

sorry for sounding thick but what is chard


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jules, its not thick there are alot  of people that haven't hurd of it, I would say that the leaves are a cross between beetroot and celery

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thanks for that i will have a look out for it

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Here is a picture of some chard, red chard, you also get yellow chard. Its quite an old fashioned vegetable and a bit of an acquired taste!

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