Tag: Chicken Litter

Tag: Chicken Litter

John Clothier: Christmas Creek Pastoral Company
Image December 16, 2015 Chicken Litter,Farming,Rural Services Charmaine Acworth

John Clothier is the owner and manager of Christmas Creek Pastoral Company, a 147 hectare property 20 minutes south of Beaudesert.  As well as providing agistment services to thoroughbred race horses, he also runs 200-300 head of beef cattle.  For his cattle feed, he plants rye grass in winter and millet and sorghum in summer,

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Recent Fleet Additions: Walking Floor and Fibreglass Tankers
Image December 16, 2015 Chicken Litter,Fleet,Molasses,Rural Services Charmaine Acworth

UPDATES & DEVELOPMENTS ON FLEET ADDITIONS… Recent fleet acquisitions for Arthy Rural Services include a Lusty aluminium walking floor and a B-double fitted with three fibreglass tanks.  The walking floor gives us an extra 5 cubic metres of capacity and the fibreglass tanks are a better alternative to aluminium when carting liquid feed and supplement.

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Contemplating Chicken Litter?
June 16, 2015 Chicken Litter,Rural Services Marion Arthy

CONTEMPLATING CHICKEN LITTER?…  When chickens are raised on the ground in broiler houses, a layer of material (usually fine wood shavings) is used to cover the ground to provide a suitable surface for the birds. This litter absorbs much of the faeces (manure) produced by the birds.  It may also contain spilt chicken feed.  The chicken

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