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Dusting in my flower beds!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by marie_martin, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Is there a way to keep the chickens from dust bathing in the flower beds? They are kicking all the mulch out of the beds. I love them and it is cute but that is a lot of work they are destroying??? Any hints.

  2. raindrop

    raindrop Songster

    Feb 10, 2008
    Western Oregon
    They love flower beds. They love bark dust. I haven't found anything to work other than keeping them in a fenced run. I am interested to read if anyone else has any ideas.
  3. schmism

    schmism Songster

    Feb 16, 2007
    Peoria IL
    ummmmm why dont you just provide them with a nice mulch pile of there own so they dont use the flower bed one?

    I know mine (once they find a spot they like) seem to go back to it. so if you can convince them that THIS is a better spot for them, they are likely to leave your flower bed alone.
  4. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    thanks, that is a great idea. I need to just make them their own flower bed, lol. Thanks.


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