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.

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Chicken manure fertilizer is most effective when mixed into your garden beds right away.
Illustration By Elayne Sears