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Establish Aims and Objectives
The primary function to be food for people.
Provide a significant proportion of food for up to twelve hens.
Give protection to chickens from predators.
Provide data for comparison with conventional systems
Have a research value
Be a good example of permaculture principles for demonstration purposes
‘I am creating a productive model of a jungle glade, to provide food for people, bees and chickens, whilst providing a safe and secure environment for my poultry’.
Climate and Micro climate
On Site Resources
The chicken analysis was very interesting.
Set Timeline Horizon
Ground Layer Succession
Implementation to date
The Diagram below shows the planting up to this point.
2nd Evaluation November 2012