I read an article a while back....................chicken breath in the the green house

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PeppermintHen, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. PeppermintHen

    PeppermintHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think this is the right thread to post this in. A while back I read an article about green houses and that chickens exhale a certain gas that are beneficial to plants. What is it? What is the gas that chickens exhale. Did anyone else read this elsewhere?
     
  2. chynasparks

    chynasparks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've not heard this before (new to chickens) but I do know chicken poo is high in nitrogen. I wonder if they might expel some in their respirations. Just guessing. Sorry.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I think all creatures exhale carbon dioxide, plants use carbon dioxide and release oxygen.
     
  4. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. Biology 101.
     
  5. PeppermintHen

    PeppermintHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know why I thought different. The more I read about it, the more I realize I read that old article wrong. Thanks guys..
     

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