How to Keep Chickens Happy in Confinement
Approximately a 6 minute read | Part 3 of a Series
The best way to have healthy, happy chickens is to integrate them into a thriving, bustling ecosystem that benefits from their presence. The alternative is keeping them in an environment that cannot sustain them – as in the typical coop-and-run that starts out green and ends up bare and brown.
In this article, I’ll share ideas for keeping chickens as busy and well fed in a deep litter system as they are when out foraging for themselves – while also contributing to the care of the garden or farm system that they are part of, rather than being a drain on it.