Can my chickens get sick from other chickens' compost?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenmama80, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. chickenmama80

    chickenmama80 Just Hatched

    Feb 15, 2017
    We just started a vegetable garden and had to purchase chicken manure from the feed store as a fertilizer since my chicken poop compost wasn't ready. Can my chickens get sick from the chicken manure used from other chickens while digging around in my garden? Thanks!
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 14, 2012
    Conway SC
    If its composted it should be fine. You do NOT have to use chicken manure(you said "had to purchase"). I would not want chickens in my started garden, but maybe you have nothing planted yet.

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