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Poultry isolation coop field notes

temporary isolation coop field notes


We recently learned the hard way that a generous layer of mulch material in the
isolation coop goes a long way in preventing your chickens from walking in their own waste the night before processing.

The legs and feet are obvious holding points for plucking a chicken. Having the feet clean and free from poultry waste makes the grip more pleasant and fun.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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