Mats for chooks



Tia is looking quite beautiful in this shot don’t you think? .

It poured with rain yesterday. POURED!

It was an inside day for everyone.

I have been having trouble with a group of layers who want to sleep in the laying boxes. It  is not the sleeping that is the problem it is the fresh manure that piles up in the corners of the boxes every night,  making the early eggs dirty and needing cleaning every day and I  was replacing the bedding in the boxes every day and that was becoming unsustainable.  I only have a certain number of straw bales. Every cent is accounted for this winter.

I put the box chickens back up on their roosts every night and they just flutter about and cry and then return to the boxes. So I looked about for something new to put in the boxes. Applying my new system –…

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