1. Thechickentrainer1999

    Thechickentrainer1999 Songster

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    Any ideas on where I can get 100% natural safe dirt for a dust bath for my hens?
     
  2. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler

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    I use a mix of sand, top soil and DE. Sometimes I add wood ash if someone doesn’t put anything else in the fire.
     
  3. guardianoftheflock

    guardianoftheflock Chirping

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    You can buy organic dirt(isn't it all organic???) at Walmart. I'm not sure that it's natural...
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    In your yard?
    Is your chicken run not on the ground?
    Seriously, let the bird have access to the ground and they'll make their own dust bath.
     
  5. Trux

    Trux Songster

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    :goodpost:
     
  6. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    I get a bag of peat moss every so often and dump it in a small raised garden bed (since they love digging up my actual garden beds). They'll roll around in broken down run litter as well.
     
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