Monday, January 22, 2007
Sprouted Wheat Chicken Treat
1/2 cup wheat berries
1 old soy or milk carton
One very devoted chicken owner
Cats for sampling grass readiness
Soak wheat berries overnight. Cut carton in half lenghwise, making two planters (or just cut off the side, making one deeper planter. Fill half full with potting soil and spread soaked wheat berries evenly over surface. Water lightly. Allow to grow for about 2 weeks in sunny window. Request cats sample to taste.
Serves 15 hungry chickens for about 20 seconds. Remove carton before complete destruction for possible second growth. Repeat.
(older picture of Bill, above. Chicken reaction photos coming soon...)