Photo of the Day

chickens in a farm pasture in Pennsylvania
April 19, 2013

Chicken Farm, Pennsylvania

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos Chickens provide the fertilizer on this Pennsylvania farm. The mobile coops are relocated daily to distribute manure evenly so that it won’t drain into the Chesapeake Bay. See more pictures from the May 2013 feature story "Our Fertilized World." Explore 125 years of National Geographic history »
Photograph by Peter Essick, National Geographic

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