Used pine shavings as a mulch?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by PulletSurprise, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. PulletSurprise

    PulletSurprise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I take my used shavings and use them as a mulch in the vegetable garden and around the flowers?
     
  2. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Oh yes! Ive been doing it for years, it works terrifically.
     
  3. FutureChickenMan

    FutureChickenMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, but you should compost it first. Chicken poo can burn plants if it's not allowed to decay first.

    Bunny poo is no problem, dump it right on the plants, no burning.
     

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