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Girl power

Spreading grass seed with the neighbor kids.

Anna recruited some local girl power to help spread more grass seed and straw.

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What a timely post - I have been wondering what type of perennial grass would you recommend spreading if I was planning on running chickens on it?
Comment by SH Fri Apr 6 08:26:33 2018
SH --- In my experience, chickens like the tender, small-leaved grasses the best. Something like bluegrass or perennial ryegrass could be a good choice, but it will depend on your climate and where you live. Definitely add in some white clover!
Comment by anna Fri Apr 6 08:39:52 2018

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime