Chickens can be fed on worms, bugs, food waste and forage alone. This can eliminate the need for grain purchases entirely. Please have a look at the approach that Karl Hammer of Vermont Compost has taken.
Note: This page was largely transwikified from two OSE Wiki pages: Compost Chicken System and Compost Chicken on Steroids with Geoff Lawton where you can find more information.
Videos[edit | edit source]
Geoff Lawton: "Chicken Tractor on Steroids":
Interview with Karl Hammer:
Video from Vermont Compost:
More information: grain-free eggs[edit | edit source]
- Treehugger: "How to grow chickens without buying grain"