What to do with chicken Litter

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Farmer31, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. Farmer31

    Farmer31 Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the good practice to dispose litter from poultry farm
    Quantity is much more to compost

    Any ideas

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  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, if I'm understanding, you have too much chicken poop and bedding to compost?

    Do you have some friends that would like some for their gardens?
     
  3. Farmer31

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    it not mine but some other friend.

    They have to put new after season ... but the cant compost it.

    before giving them it has to be composted
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Spread it on a garden and till it in
     
  5. wyododge

    wyododge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make a big pile and put a sign on it.

    FREE CHICKEN MANURE

    It will disappear overnight.
     
  6. Hammond Egger

    Hammond Egger Out Of The Brooder

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    Around here they advertise it on Craigslist. Some give it away and some try to sell it.
     
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  7. Farmer31

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    Some one advised me to use as cattle feed

    Any ideas how ?
     
  8. wyododge

    wyododge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mix it with grain, The digestive system of the chicken is a marvel of inefficiency. Just start slow, then you could mix up to 10% to 15%.

    We have a cement mixer we mix grain with when finishing, a 55 gallon drum for small amounts. For large amounts auger feed truck.
     
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  9. Farmer31

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    disease transfer possible or not ?
     
  10. wyododge

    wyododge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Nope.

    Maybe worms, but if they are in the same place they will both have them anyway.
     

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