Chicken Waste Management

Keeping our coop and field clean from chicken waste is the key to raise healthy and thriving chicken. We must daily shovel their waste from the coop, because they smell and attract flies and insects. Sand is also a good solution to minimize smell inside the coop. The farmers shall examine the ways in which they can take advantage of their chickens waste. For example, they can use it as manure in their crops (after leaving it for a couple of months to compost). Chicken manure, when composted, is an excellent fertilizer for vegetables, herbs, trees and other crops. It provides Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium, while amending the soil in various ways. Keep in mind that you can collect the bedding of the coop (sand, straw, wood shavings) along with chickens’ waste and place all of the above in the composting bin.

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1.) How to raise Chickens

2.) Chicken Coop – Hen House

3.) How to select chickens for eggs or meat

4.) How to feed Chickens

5.) Chickens Egg Production

6.) Backyard Chicken Health & Diseases

7.) Chicken Waste Management

8.) Q&As on Chickens

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