Posted 08 October 2010 - 12:43 PM
Hi Can anyone tell me if you can feed our chickens Chard
Posted 08 October 2010 - 01:37 PM
sorry for sounding thick but what is chard
Posted 08 October 2010 - 02:31 PM
Mine love it so i hope it is ok! I cram it and kale into a mettle wire bird feeder!
Posted 08 October 2010 - 03:35 PM
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.
Posted 09 October 2010 - 02:46 PM
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
Posted 09 October 2010 - 05:10 PM
many thanks for all your help.
Posted 09 October 2010 - 05:11 PM
Posted 09 October 2010 - 05:13 PM
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
Posted 09 October 2010 - 05:44 PM
thanks for that i will have a look out for it
Posted 10 October 2010 - 11:04 AM
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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