by Lisa Steele
5. Bitter Cress – Bitter cress is another plentiful weed that appears in cooler weather. The ducks especially seem to enjoy it.
6. Smartweed grows as a ground cover with pretty pink flowers. Another big flock favorite.
7. Beautyberry – Beautyberry isn’t terribly nutritious but the chickens keep busy happily plucking the tiny brilliant purple berries off the stalk.
Take a walk around your yard or neighborhood to see what kinds of weeds you can find to supplement your chickens’ diet.