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Muddy chicken yard!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jannakaye, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chirping

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    any tips on how to de-mud the yard? All that ice we had has made everything a mucky mess!
     
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    IttyBiddyRedHen Songster

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    We deal with a muddy run about 3x a year. In the summer, I toss in spent corn stalks, and sunflower stalks. Wintertime, I use straw from a bale. It gets them out of the mud for a while at least.
     
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    Thanks! I'm definitely going to have some pea gravel hauled in when things dry up. It's a mess out there!
     
  5. IttyBiddyRedHen

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    Mine are only temporary measures, and are biodegradable. The chickens love digging though all of it for bugs etc.
     

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