Processing scraps: what to do with them?!?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Mr. Nappy, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. Mr. Nappy

    Mr. Nappy Out Of The Brooder

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    Can we just put them in the compost pile? Any danger to chickens, digging in and finding raw scraps?
     
  2. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    You can compost them but beware of drawing predators. As long as thats not an issue go for it. Any scraps the chickens scratch up wont hurt them.
     
  3. Sundown_Farmer

    Sundown_Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep some screen on top of my compost pile to keep predators and chickens out.

    Put a good layer of carbon above the offal and you'll keep the smell down. The offal should decompose very quickly if your pile is hot.
     
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2012
  4. farmer9989

    farmer9989 Out Of The Brooder

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    when your through drop them in the scalding water cook and they aren't raw .
     

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