Laying and manure

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 1ez, May 18, 2010.

  1. 1ez

    1ez New Egg

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    Two questions , I have 6 hens and I am only averaging one and a half eggs aday. I get 14 hours of day light a day and I feed the hens only lay pellets. What can I do to increase production ?

    How long do you have to let manure set before you can use it without it burning the plants?
     
  2. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    not sure about the chickens... but one year on the manure alone. If you compost it, maybe sooner.
     

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