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Thoughts on integrated 'chook' and veggie patch - Chris Francis Permaculture Vegiepatch  RSS feed

Brian Murphy
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Location: Dublin, Ireland
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Howdy -
Found this
video which demonstrates a nifty integrated veggie and chicken system.

Thoughts? seems to incorporate some of PW's podcast ideas on keeping chickens - though size wise nowhere near sufficient for the chickens to feed without human inputs. I've never kept chickens - any ideas on how big each enclosure would need to be for that aim even just for summer months?

regardless of whether it is possible to set up so the chicks don't need feeding, thought it was an attractive method of keeping the chickens and worth sharing!
Emily Cressey
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Location: Lynnwood, WA. USA
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Yes, thanks for posting this! It is reasonably attractive, given the amount of fencing it incorporates. Could be good for berries, nuts or other crops in predator-intense areas. I actually thought the following video in the play list did a better job of showing the set up (when he was building it.)

I agree it wouldn't be enough area to actually feed the chickens, but don't know how much that would be...

Here's another cool garden with chickens idea:


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