Feathers - How do you dispose of them.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by joebryant, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    What should I do with the many feathers that are in the coop and run. I put the poo on the compost pile, but feathers... ?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    As big as my barn is there is no way to sort out stray feathers. It all goes to the compost pile.
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Joe, if you start collecting them all now and glue them together, you can have a Big Bird costume in time for Halloween!
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  5. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Will I get more trick-or-treat candy with that than what I got last year with my Spider Man pajamas?
     
  6. picklespickles

    picklespickles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2007
    i have kept some of the nicer ones for quills, though the duck ones seem to work best for that. the chicken ones suffice, though. most of it, though, yes, is just compost.
     
  7. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

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    joebryant wrote:
    Will I get more trick-or-treat candy with that than what I got last year with my Spider Man pajamas?

    * shudder *

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  8. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I put mine in compost too.
     
  9. Buff Hooligans

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    Quote:* shudder *

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    Yeah, I think I need to call my therapist.
     
  10. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:* shudder *

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    Oh I don't know I could take Robert Redford in spiderman PJ's, well at least the young Redford LOL
     

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