Does anyone sell their chicken manure?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by Scottankarens, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. Scottankarens

    Scottankarens Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 19, 2015
    Scipio, IN
    I have a decent size flock of 20 birds, but will be increasing that to over 50 in the coming months. Over the past year, I've been taking all the chicken manure and the wood shavings and throwing into a large compost bend. With that number of birds, it is far too much to use for my own garden, but was wondering if anyone ever sells there pine shavings/manure mixture? Thoughts please?
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich True BYC Addict

    Apr 6, 2014
    Melrose Park Illinois
    If you find some organic grower, then you are in business. Problem with chicken manure is it is quite potent and it needs to be composted.. If used straight, it can burn your plants. I don't get very much from my small flock, so I just spread it into my garden lightly. I also do put a quantity under small trees and shrubs. The rain causes it to leach to the roots at an ideal rate making my trees grow wonderfully.

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