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Chicken compost question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cullen777, May 18, 2016.

  1. cullen777

    cullen777 New Egg

    May 17, 2016
    If I were to use sand so I could Scoop the Poop out would that be bad for the compost? Or what would be a better bedding that is good to mix with compost to put in the chicken coop?
  2. potato chip

    potato chip lunch-sharer Premium Member

    I use pine shavings in my coop. I don't know whether the sand would adversely affect the poo composting, although of course it wouldn't break down in the compost. Hopefully somebody who uses sand can give you some feedback as to what they do.

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