Can any body advise on coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jolene12345, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. jolene12345

    jolene12345 New Egg

    Sep 18, 2016
    Hi can anybody tell me how often they clean there coop please ? I have a run with sleeping area above and it's on slabs with lots of straw but I clean out every few days is this to often thankyou
  2. lovemy6hens

    lovemy6hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 4, 2013
    Central Texas
    Definitely not too often. I clean ours every day.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    If you look into the "deep litter" method - that's an option. I don't use it in a literal sense, but i pile a good foot or so of dried grass clippings under the roosts and simply rake it over every morning (10 seconds job). I only change the whole litter if it begins to smell or every 6 months or so. I wish i had done it earlier - makes things so easy.

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