What does everyone do with the Poo?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by redstars, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What should I do with the poo?
    Is it possable to use too much on my garden or should I just keep dumping it there?
     
  2. chickenchik12

    chickenchik12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah chicken cra-poopie is great fertalizer so i wouldnt worry about anything but ur plants overgrowing [​IMG] ugh i sound fifty![​IMG] edit: spelt plants wrong.im not stupid its just i didnt hit the key hard enough.lol.ill stop wasting ur time homie.
     
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  3. wombat

    wombat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2009
    Compost the poo.

    Don't put it directly on the garden, it can be to "hot" for plants when it is fresh.

    Also, running a good hot composter is a good sanitary measure.
     
  4. rdranch

    rdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours goes into the compost pile with the horse manure
     
  5. Chickens in Elmwood

    Chickens in Elmwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    compost!
     
  6. goldielocks

    goldielocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I throw mine on the compost pile also. I have a sand run so most of the time there is very little to find. Between them scratching and the rain it kinda just disappears. The coop poop i put on the compost pile...im to lazy to take it straight to the garden.[​IMG]
     
  7. DIMBY

    DIMBY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave my neighbors two wheelbarrows full of it with straw and they scattered it all over their newly-seeded lawn. That was two weeks ago and that grass is amazing!
     
  8. Monk

    Monk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Compost!
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    When we clean out the coop DH brings the tractor up to where the bucket is right outside the door of the coop. I shovel the shavings into it and he hauls it off to one of the pastures. The gross part is that the cows follow him and the minute he dumps it, they gobble that used litter up like it's candy. [​IMG]
     
  10. AK Michelle

    AK Michelle Bad Girl of the North

    Mar 17, 2009
    Palmer, Alaska
    I bought a large rubbermaid tub, and I trade tub fulls to my friends for things I want. I didn't have time to garden this year so I am trading some for some vegies to a friend who gardened.

    I have another friend who is going to trade me some moose meat for some.

    People go nuts for the stuff.

    When I satisfy all the current orders...Craigslist.
     

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