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What to do with chicken poop??

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by benchguy57, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. benchguy57

    benchguy57 New Egg

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    So as the title states. My coop is set up for deep litter method and I've just recently found out that chicken manure is hot, so not sure how to cool things down for use in my vegetable/flower gardens.
    I'm new to the whole back yard chickens and living it so far.
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello! I've heard it needs to be aged. And then I've also heard you can make a "poop tea" (you know, just dissolve it in some water in a bucket) and just water the flowers with that.

    I think you have to age it for a year.
     

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