Black Gold!

This is why I love using the deep litter bedding system in my chicken roosts. I use sugar cane mulch as bedding under the perches where my hens sleep at night. This is then scattered with the chickens’ droppings as they sleep, adding nitrates and moisture to the carbons of the mulch. Of course, any […]

Mundane Days

Sometimes I wonder if people ask themselves why I keep a blog. I don’t update it very often, but it is not for lack of desire to do so. Life in the orchard has been mundane for the past few weeks. The chicks are growing, the hens are laying, the days are getting longer, and […]