Chicken Tractor - Andy Lee & Pat Foreman New softcover book Permaculture Guide to Happy Hens
The Permaculture Guide to Happy Chickens and Healthy Soil
by ANDY LEE and PAT FOREMAN
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New softcover book, 320 pages. 3rd edition, published 2011
Chickens belong in your garden
A chicken tractor is a bottomless, portable pen that fits over your garden beds. Just set it wherever you need help in your garden. The chickens peck and scratch the soil to clean your beds, eat pest bugs and weed seeds. Best of all, they provide eggs and meat with that old-fashioned flavour and homegrown goodness
Chicken Tractor is a revolutionary, practical, hands-on book for gardeners and poultry growers. This incredibly popular hands-on book is a grass-roots best seller.It has helped thousands of folks have better gardens and has rekindled an interest in the backyard flocks and heritage breeds of poultry. It has literally, changed the lives of millions of chickens all over the world by taking them out of factory farms, and putting in the gardens where they are happier, more productive and healthier.
- What is a chicken tractor anyway?
- Why chicken tractors belong in your garden
- Chicken tractor systems
- Straw Bale chicken house
- Soil building with chicken tractors
- Keeping hens in chicken tractors
- Here's how to build your custom chicken tractor
About the Authors
Andy Lee and Patricia Foreman have decades of experience with raising chickens, market gardens and community farms. Their methods can help you super charge your soil and fatten your wallet.
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Chicken Tractor by Andy Lee and Pat Foreman
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