?? about Oxine in a spray bottle

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by gale65, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. gale65

    gale65 Songster

    I've read that chlorine mixed w/ water needs to be remixed every day because the chlorine part of it will dissipate or disintegrate or whatever. Is this also true of oxine? I want something I can just use the spray off latches and handles and such (for my own peace of mind) and I've been using lysol (only on the outside of the coop-never inside) but I want something that is safer. But I want to be able to mix up a bottle and just use it every so often without having to remix it daily or whatever.
     
  2. bfrancis

    bfrancis Songster

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    Here is a thread that a lot was discussed in there


    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=571604&p=1

    I personally mix a batch in a sprayer, nothing can evaporate because it's a sealed system. Just use it until it's gone then make a fresh batch. Oxine is an awesome product for disinfecting, we use it in our coops and runs...
     
  3. gale65

    gale65 Songster

    thanks-do you use just a regular plastic sprayer like walmart sells?
     
  4. bfrancis

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    I've seen them there in the garden dept. I use the kind that you pressurize the bottle before you spray. Like a "weed killer" bottle.
     
  5. gale65

    gale65 Songster

    Quote:Do you mean those giant gallon size ones? I just want something I can use with a simple spray bottle-like you use for ironing.
     

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