WHO NEEDS A GARBAGE DISPOSAL?

Not me…..I have seven of ‘em. Each with two legs, feathers and beaks.

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My compost bins haven’t been the same since these cuties moved in last Spring.

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They get all my past-their-prime store veggies…..and in the summer they’ll get my garden oldies.

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But for now they get the ones I’ve forgotten about in the fridge.

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Or been too lazy to use {I know, shame on me}

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The girls love broccoli stalks, celery, carrots, brussels sprouts, zucchini, carrots, spinach and on and on…..you think they would weigh 400 lbs each the way they eat.

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You go girls…..eat up.

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 Since I want their eggs to be free range and organic…..the ONLY feed the girls get is from Scratch and Peck.  It’s Non-GMO, corn and soy free {these are usually always GMO nowadays) and antibiotic and hormone free. Whew…..that’s a mouthful. It’s the Cadillac of feed but so worth it.

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They’re gonna live to 100 with all this organic food. Yikes. Chickens with wrinkles? We’ll see.

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In this video you can see Lovey trying to steal some food from another girl!

PS….for all you chicken aficionados out there…..do NOT feed your girls these foods {reasons why are worthy of another post}:

avocados

white potatoes

tomato, rhubarb or eggplant leaves

apple seeds

raw dried beans

onions

chocolate/caffeine {duh}

tea bags

alcohol {double duh}

LIMIT these:

citrus

asparagus

spinach {yeah, I know I have it in my hand above!}

iceberg lettuce {little nutritional value}

white rice/pasta/bread {ditto}

yogurt/milk/cheese (can give them diarrhea}