composting chick manure

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mener6896, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. mener6896

    mener6896 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a small chicken hutch that I use as a brooder. This has a wire mesh floor to allow droppings to fall through. Since the baby chicks are quite messy, I have a ton of feed waste. My question is whether or not it's okay to compost the chicken food that is also on the droppings board.
     
  2. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    manure like rabbit and chicken poop is great for compost. The feed can also be composted. Just stir the compost regularly to allow the poop to get mixed in and break down.

    Hope this helps...

    OreoPlymothRock
     

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