Laying and manure

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

  1. 1ez

    1ez New Egg

    Dec 24, 2009
    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

    Jan 12, 2010
    not sure about the chickens... but one year on the manure alone. If you compost it, maybe sooner.

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