We are about 7 weeks into our chickens and it is going really well. I think eggs are more expensive (with all the additional costs of keeping chickens) but I’ll do a proper reckoning when we have a better estimate on how quickly we go through bedding. But we are enjoying having them so much and our compost production system is now getting to levels which might meet as much as 1/3 of our needs.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a gardener with a veg plot is in want of more compost.
So here is episode 6 of Tales from Westwick all about chickens.