Jill Winger the webmaster for theprairiehomestead.com has published an awesome article, 8 WAYS TO USE CHICKENS IN THE GARDEN. I never new that chickens could be used the ways Jill talks about in the article. Let's take a peak at the 8 different ways.
8 WAYS TO USE CHICKENS IN THE GARDEN
I am continually blown away by the power of chickens in the garden! They’re such great workers, I would keep them even if couldn’t eat their eggs or meat. Plus, they reproduce themselves, unlike any man-made tool.
In this article, I’ll explore eight different ways you can use chickens in the garden. You’ll discover how you can put chickens to work by providing nitrogen for your compost pile, replacing machine tillers, fertilizing your garden, turning compost, spreading mulch, disposing of your garbage, controlling pests and sanitizing your orchard. Let’s go…
8 Ways to Use Chickens in the Garden
1. As a Nitrogen Source for a Compost Pile
2. As Tillers
3. As Automatic Fertilizers
4. As Compost-Turners
5. As Mulch Spreaders
6. As Garbage Disposals
7. As Insect Control
8. As Orchard Sanitation
Find more on these 8 ways to use chickens in the garden over at theprairiehomestead.com
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