Horse Manure

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by equinealot, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. equinealot

    equinealot Out Of The Brooder

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    So can I throw my horse manure in their yard for them to pick through.
     
  2. rwdeets23

    rwdeets23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive caught mine in with my pigs and getting in to their manure [​IMG]
     
  3. Zanna

    Zanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely! I have heard that it is an "old timers" secret to getting condition on their birds :)
     
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  4. cinch920

    cinch920 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    of course you can! chickens love scratching through stuff like that!!
     
  5. dcba flock

    dcba flock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours hens are outside the stall doors waiting for our horses to be turned out everyday and free range with the horses all summer helps with insect control too!
     
  6. lahowardjr

    lahowardjr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I WISH my chickens ONLY scratched through horse manure. I've seen them in a lot worse.
     
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  7. rwdeets23

    rwdeets23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol i dont mind mine getting into pig manure, you can seen grain and corn in it so makes sense.. but when they go behide the cats and dig up theres i always chase them off, just seems more gross to me lol
     
  8. lahowardjr

    lahowardjr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah its gross. [​IMG] I'm afraid they will get wormy from the other types of poo they "just love" to dig in and eat.
     

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