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Episode 205. Regenerative Farming With Chickens

This is the World Organic News for the week ending 2nd of  March 2020.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

Why Chooks?

This week I’m diving deeply into the humble chook. Known outside of Australasia as the chicken or hen, Here they are chooks. Get used to the word as it’s just what I use. Maybe you could spread this practice to where you live? A little linguistic trading.

So to the chooks. There has been a rediscovery of the humble chook in suburban areas over the last, say, twenty years. Local authorities have changed by-laws to allow the keeping of poultry, often without the rooster but that’s not too big of an issue as unfertilised eggs are just as delicious as the rooster boosted option. Continue reading →