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Renovating the Chicken Coop

The chickens in our permaculture precinct perform an important function: they attack pests, weeds and disease in situ. Foraging under our fruit trees the chickens transform grubs, weeds, fallen fruit, lunchbox ‘gifts’ from the kindergarten next door and herbal ‘peck’ to a nitrogen rich deposit amongst the deep litter of the orchard mulch creating a slow release fertiliser.

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