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Post  chickenlittle on 4/23/2018, 9:17 am

Hey all,

Just a quick question. I usually get meat chickens and turkeys a few times a year in the warmer months and was wondering how many of you use chickens to help turn your compost. I saw a great article about it from a composting company in VT who does this but wondered if anyone else has tried it and how it worked for them.

http://www.themodernhomestead.us/article/composter+chickens.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWChH9MHkHg

CL
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Post  countrynaturals on 4/23/2018, 1:44 pm

@chickenlittle wrote:Hey all,

Just a quick question. I usually get meat chickens and turkeys a few times a year in the warmer months and was wondering how many of you use chickens to help turn your compost. I saw a great article about it from a composting company in VT who does this but wondered if anyone else has tried it and how it worked for them.

http://www.themodernhomestead.us/article/composter+chickens.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWChH9MHkHg

CL
We have free range chickens and an open compost pile. Our chickens do a great job of turning the compost heap. We also have a rabbit who does his part.  Cool
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