Chickens in the Garden: Eggs, Meat, Chicken Manure Fertilizer and More

Your backyard flock could be the best source of meat, eggs and homemade fertilizer around. Learn how to “recoop” much of your birds’ expenses by putting chicken manure fertilizer to use in your garden.



incorporate chickens into your garden plans
You can incorporate your birds into your garden using wire tunnels, portable pens and uniformly sized permanent beds.
Illustration By Elayne Sears
chicken fertilizer
Chicken manure fertilizer is most effective when mixed into your garden beds right away.
Illustration By Elayne Sears
manage chickens in the garden
This well-designed garden plan makes it easy to put chickens to work in the garden. You can give your birds direct access to deposit manure fertilizer into your beds and enlist your birds for organic pest control as needed.
Illustration By Elayne Sears
chicken gates
Simple gates to connect portable pens will allow you better control of chickens in the garden.
Illustration By Elayne Sears
chicken tunnels
Chicken tunnels and portable pens let your birds add manure fertilizer directly to your garden beds.
Illustration By Elayne Sears











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