Chicken poop in the Garden

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by HickoryHollow, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. HickoryHollow

    HickoryHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2012
    Bolivar, Ohio
    I searched lots of other threads about this, but didn't really find the answer to what I wonder. I use the "deep bedding" method. Also known as just not cleaning out the coop until spring. I add a 2 or 3" layer of straw one a week or so, to keep clean on top. What I am wondering it this:

    Is the poop below the top layer aged enough to put right into the garden. I am sort of using the coop as a compost pile in a way. Ok....let me have it....not good?

  2. micah O

    micah O Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2013
    at the computer.
    should be fin as there is straw or shavings mixed in so is more condesed

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