over wintering rabbits on top of a raised bed

Discussion in 'Ideas' started by tc fish bum, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. tc fish bum

    tc fish bum Meat Mopper

    I was considering putting rabbit run/hutches directly over my raised beds for the winter. has anyone ever done this? seems like a no brainer for amping up next summers soil, or would it be to much and end up burning everything I try to grow?
     
  2. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Rabbit urine is fairly high in nitrogen...  their poop is fairly mild....
     
  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    I have been looking into rabbits and gardening. The consensus of the many videos is cleaning up under the cages and adding that directly to a planted garden is safe. What you are planning would be optimal as the bulk will have broken down over the winter. I think it is a great idea...JJ
     
  4. Ditto on that....
     

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