Integrated Farming

Chickens and vegetables go very well together, and not just as a meal!  This season we are utilizing our 75 chickens as a lawn mowing device, as a fertilizing mechanism and as pest control.  By using their mobile chicken coop (or chicken tractor) we can easily move them from one green, grassy, cover cropped section of the garden to the next.  This system enables us to keep the weeds down and the vegetable eating bugs at bay.  Meanwhile, the chickens enjoy the fresh greenery and grubbery and of course, fertilize the soil as they process their food. unnamed-1This holistic farming method has been used for many, many years and continues to be efficient, economical and quite beautiful.  

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