Mulching Swales with Duck Bedding

The deep straw bedding we use for our ducks reached a compacted 18+ inches by spring.  Much of it is composting already, and it is full of duck “fertilizer”.  Here you can see the swales in our food forest after spreading the bedding out across them.  Our ducks seem to generate exactly the amount of used bedding required to cover our swales – perfect.

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