Composting

What an interesting new use for horse manure! Has anyone else tried drying it and burning it for fuel? Please leave your comments!

The Homestead Experiment

On our hobby farm we have animals ranging from chickens, goats, and horses. We also have numerous live oak trees which shed their foliage in a continuous cycle.

We strive to keep our animals healthy and at times the grounds can be a sight with all the fallen leaves. We are never without composting materials.

Composting at Tarolyn is a routine part of our day. It’s all in a days work.

We begin our day by attending to our chickens. They are maintained in a small area where they have a yard of their own. We found this protects them from predators and we don’t have to chase them down all the time. Using our mulch we add this to their yard where they can scratch and find things to nibble on during the day. This method is called the Deep Litter Method.

Being that the chickens…

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One thought on “Composting”

  1. This is the right blog for anyone who wants to find out about this topic. You realize so much its almost hard to argue with you (not that I actually would wantHaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a topic thats been written about for years. Great stuff, just great!

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