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In this article, I’ll explore eight different ways you can use chickens in the garden. You’ll discover how you can put chickens to work by providing nitrogen for your compost pile, replacing machine tillers, fertilizing your garden, turning compost, spreading mulch, disposing of your garbage, controlling pests and sanitizing your orchard.

In this article, I’ll explore eight different ways you can use chickens in the garden. You’ll discover how you can put chickens to work by providing nitrogen for your compost pile, replacing machine tillers, fertilizing your garden, turning compost, spreading mulch, disposing of your garbage, controlling pests and sanitizing your orchard.

5 Differences Between Hens and Roosters - Modern Farmer

So you have a batch of newly-hatched chicks, but don’t know whether they’ll become hens or roosters. While it’s easy to tell the difference between the two when mature chickens strut across your yard, it’s nearly impossible to identify the gender—otherwise known as sexing—of a young chick. You won’t be able to determine with certainty whether they are cockerels (male chickens under one year old) or pullets (female chickens under one year old) until they’re at least 16 weeks old. Here’s what…

Raising Chickens That Lay Easter Basket Eggs #raisingchickensforeggs

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Can herbs keep chickens healthy? Does herb use increase the immune response in the flock? The answer to both questions appears to be, yes!

Essential OIls and chickens  Written by Janet from Timber Creek Farm  http://timbercreekfarmer.com first appeared on Backyard Poultry Magazine!

Backyard Poultry Magazine is dedicated to helping the small-scale poultry enthusiast raise healthy, happy, productive flocks for eggs, meat or fun –- from the countryside to the urban homestead.