Manure Fertilizer
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Fertilizer

Zone Northern California, East Bay | Anonymous added on February 7, 2017 | Answered

How much in advance of planting vegetables should you fertilize a garden with chicken manure?

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    Downtoearthdigs
    Certified GKH Gardening Expert
    Answered on February 8, 2017

    I would recommend doing a soil test on the soil prior to planting and fertilizing.
    This will take the guess work out of what your soil may need.
    You local County Extension Office can help you with a soil test.
    Here is a link to find your closest office.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/

    Fresh chicken manure should not be used directly on a garden bed. It should be properly composted, which can take 6 to 9 months.
    Here is a link with more information.
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/chicken-manure-fertilizer.htm

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