[Homestead] Chicken farm pollution
lynnw1366 at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 30 10:15:36 EST 2008
> I'm not sure what all is in commercial chicken manure, but I imagine
> lots of it could be reduced to harmless by composting (and it's not
> hard to get chicken manure hot).
Commercial chickens live on a steady diet of antibiotics. Tylan is added to
the water and I imagine that the food has additives, too. I've read some
studies that composting breaks down antibiotics, but I still wouldn't want
in in my soil. Given how they are raised, it can't be healthy stuff.
Tioga Co. PA
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