ash from wood stove.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by abhaya, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    Is there any use for ash from my wood stove. I just dump it now. Is there anyway that it could be usefull for the chickens?
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    A lot of people us it in the dust bath. It is also put on gardens. If I had a bunch I'd probably try sprinkling it on my pine shavings.
  3. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    I'm not sure. I know my banties love to scratch around in the ashes from our burn pile!
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I just dump mine in piles under the fruit trees (after they are SOAKED with water in a fire pit first). The chickens bathe in it on dry stretches of days.

    They are good for the fruit trees, too, I have read.

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