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What do you do with your chicken poo?!

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CheeryCherry · 13/06/2010 21:12

We have had ours a year or so and have filled 2 huge compost bins...running out of ideas to dispose of it. What do you all do? Thanks!

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BeenBeta · 13/06/2010 21:16

Put it on the veg patch and dig it in. We dont store it.

ChickensHaveNoEyebrows · 13/06/2010 21:17

Mine goes in the brown council bin, that takes all compostable stuff. Apart from all the manure they dig in to the lawn, borders, veg patch....

CheeryCherry · 13/06/2010 21:37

Our veg patch is small and full! We don't have a brown council bin.

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allstarsprincess · 13/06/2010 21:39

I take mine to my allotment plot and grow huge pumpkins on it. The other plot holders beg to share when I have some spare. Do you have an allotment nearby?

CheeryCherry · 13/06/2010 21:58

Thats not a bad idea, my neighbour uses an allotment, its a long drive away but I could ask her. Thanks allstarprincess!

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alibubbles · 14/06/2010 15:42

I advertise it on freecycle as I have about 6 black bins full when I do a major clean.

People queue up for it!

CheeryCherry · 14/06/2010 20:58

alibubbles, fab idea! Thanks will do that!

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atomicsnowflake · 14/06/2010 21:22

It goes into the bin. It's too strong to use on the plants and you can end up by using too much and turning the soil nasty.

nickelbabe · 15/06/2010 16:16

if you're worried it's getting too much for your heap, then throw the grass cuttings on top, then pour hot water (not boiling because you'll kill the brandlings) on it. that reduces it.

butyeah, i'd do the freecycling thing too.

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