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Free range pasture completion

new chicken pasture long view

It felt good to finish up the fencing on the new chicken cherry pasture today.

I think I've got all the bottom gaps closed up, but the real test will be to let the flock forage through it to see if any of them get out.

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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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Great job. I'll be watching your progress for my own use.
Comment by Mona Fri Jun 15 21:02:49 2012

Thanks for the positive feedback Mona.

I highly recommend this method of pasture rotation if you are concerned with giving your chickens as many bugs as possible.

Comment by mark Sat Jun 16 14:43:47 2012

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