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Why We Don’t Diaper Free Range Poultry

By   /  January 12, 2015  /  2 Comments

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Reason 1) Their manure fertilizes the pasture.

Reason 2) This video:

For our tablet readers, the link.

But seriously, if you’ve got a kid that just insists on bringing a chicken inside, maybe you need a chicken diaper. Here’s the website to check out.

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Rachel's interest in sustainable agriculture and grazing has deep roots in the soil. She's been following that passion around the world, working on an ancient Nabatean farm in the Negev, and with farmers in West Africa's Niger. After returning to the US, Rachel received her M.S. and Ph.D. in agronomy and soil science from the University of Maryland. For her doctoral research, Rachel spent 3 years working with Maryland dairy farmers using management intensive grazing. She then began her work with grass farmers, a source of joy and a journey of discovery.

2 Comments

  1. Paul Mace says:

    Oh my heck! That’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve seen since in a very long time. I too would like to see this used in production.

  2. This is certainly helpful information, but I think we need to see the farm-scale version where Forrest Pritchard shows us his method for diapering 1000 range hens as efficiently as possible.

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