New chicken coop....

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MrsPeters, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. MrsPeters

    MrsPeters Out Of The Brooder

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    i am starting construction on my new chicken house and run and was wondering what everyones opinion was on composting and which is better i had origianally designed my chicken run to be the composter so that the chickens are constantly turning it, but i see mostly hot compost pictures should i just build a hot composter and not let the chickens peck through it? does anyone have a hot composter and how do they like it?
     
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    My runs usually become very compacted. We add cut grass in the summer and sand in the winter (when the grass slows down).
     
  3. MrsPeters

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    thanks! that is super helpful!![​IMG]
     

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