new garden old chickens ! - Knowledgebase Question

littlerock, Ca
Question by sr71
May 3, 2009
I have a new garden located on my property and also have free range chickens, the chickens are now eating some of the small plants ?> any way to keep them out with out erecting a 10 foot high fence ?

Answer from NGA
May 3, 2009


To keep our chickens out of the flower garden I use 12-inch wooden kabob sticks, pointed up, around each newly planted flower. The chickens hate being poked and leave my flowers alone. When the plants get bigger I remove the sticks. Maybe this will work for you, too.

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