Unpaid Migrant workers, or the best weeders money can buy?
For the cost of the wire and a little wood to make the tunnels, you can afford to sit back in the shade with a glass of tea and watch your garden being weeded and tilled. How much more fun would that be than sweating in the hot sun? Seriously. Watch the video in this clip, and decide for yourself.
Keep in mind, though, that this works beside the plants. Those chickens will kill every insect, worm and green thing within their reach, all while providing fresh manure. Notice that the end result is bare, tilled earth. Not sure how many earthworms survive? Is there a study on that?
To see the article and video, click on Chicken Tunnels