Cabbages for Chickens
Cabbages are a great way to supplement the diet of your Kienyeji chicken. They are a great source of vitamins and also a good way to supplement the diet so they do not rely too much on commercial feeding. However, it is advisable not to over-supplement the feeding. Do not provide too many cabbages. For a flock of 200, you can hang 4 cabbages every day. Hanging the cabbages also increases the level of activity and keeps them busy. They will be pecking and running around the structure with pieces of cabbages which is good for their development.
There are several ways in which you can hang cabbages in the Kienyeji chicken house and these are illustrated below. Please do not put cabbages on the floor and mix it with the litter. Hanging it low where the chicken can peck at it without straining or stretching their necks. The recommended height is just above the chickens’ back. Please have a look at the various ways in which you can hang your cabbages for your chickens so that there is very little waste and very comfortable feeding.
Hanging cabbages for your chicken with a rope
Using a Wire
Using a Cabbage Cage to Hang Cabbages for Chickens