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Anonymous added on April 7, 2011 | Answered

Is there a health issue if you allow your chickens to use the garden as part of the pen until it's time to plant your seeds?

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Answered on April 8, 2011

There is no real health issue, but your seeds will not grow well. Raw chicken manure is extremely high in nitrogen and will burn the seedlings. You need to compost it before putting it somewhere you what to plant seeds. This article will help:

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