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Do You Spoil Your Chickens?

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Seriously, who spoils their chickens?  Well, when we decided to start raising chickens, the first thing that came to my mind was how cute I could decorate the coop!  It’s their home and I wanted it to look pretty. I wander sometimes if they know just how spoiled they are?

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One day when I was at my usual health food store shopping for my family, I started looking at the seeds and beans and thought “These would be healthy for Rusty and the girls” (AKA chickens), uhm….

 

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What I purchased above is green and yellow lentils and barley.  The total cost came to $5.00 and they are all organic.  Do you know much about lentils?  They have amazing health benefits.  Lentils are loaded with fiber, protein, potassium, zinc, B Vitamins, iron and magnesium.

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So, I placed some in a bowl and filled it with water and placed a towel on it.  I let this set overnight.

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Soaking beans, nuts, seeds and grains assist with digestion and give us great enzymes.  When eaten straight out of the bag, it wreaks havoc on our digestive system.

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After they sit overnight, place them in glass mason jars and put them in the fridge.  Now, every time you go out to the coop, take a jar and sprinkle in your chicks feeder.

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I’ll talk about sprouting them in another post and I’ll share with you a recipe for some “treats” for your chicks. Just think about how much healthier your eggs and chickens will be! 🙂

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See, I told you I spoiled my chickens!

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See, I told you I spoil my flock!

 

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