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Siting your compost pile inside the run is a good idea 4 U & your hens - just don't put anything in your compost that will make them sick & watch out 4 mold. Aged chicken manure is 1 of the best kinds of organic fertilizers 4 the garden. It encourages lush green growth & a little goes a long way. Chicken manure speeds up the composting process & makes the resulting compost even more nutritious 4 plants & soil organisms. Getting started with chickens - Tanya from Lovely Greens
Protecting a flock against predators is one of the biggest challenges a backyard chicken keeper faces. The best offense is a good defense and knowing the basics of coop security is essential to keeping chickens safe from harm. The following are my best recommendations for predator-proofing chickens based on my experiences.