Does Chicken Manure Fertilizer Attract Pests to My Plants?

For the first year ever, I am using chicken manure in my garden. Also for the first time ever, all my starts' leaves are riddled with tiny holes and/or eaten off entirely. Is there a possibility that the two are related or this is just what this year is bringing? I live in Eastern Washington state.

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Jun 19, 2017
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CHICKEN MANURE FERTILISER
by: Anonymous

I now use chicken manure based fertiliser in my garden and do not have any significant increase in pests since starting to use it.
Insects come at different times and in different numbers when plants are at different stages of growth and for different plants. Sometimes they are in plague numbers, other times they are negligible.


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