Chicken poop in unwanted places

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  1. joey doering

    joey doering New Egg

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    I like to let my girls free-range but my husband doesn't like the chicken poop on the back porch. Anyone have any ideas as to how to keep them off of the porch?
     
  2. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    scare crow haha ...
     
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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you may need enclose your porch. Chickens get everywhere. There is no way to keep them out of anywhere unless you use a physical barrier of some kind.

    You can try bird tape or pie tins blowing in the wind, although they may get used to these things eventually.
     
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  4. Papas Chickens

    Papas Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 Enclosing your porch is your best bet.[​IMG]
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X3, about all you can do is fence the chickens in or out, sooner or later they seem to get used to all the scare tactics.
     
  6. bobthebunny

    bobthebunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When a chicken gets on your porch put her or him up for an hour or so that they realize that the porch is a bad place for chickens. Another idea is just chasing them off your porch. Ever heard of that saying mad as a wet hen you could get a squirt gun and when ever they get on the porch spray them. [​IMG]
     
  7. Papas Chickens

    Papas Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried the squirt gun thing with my girls so i could keep them out of my garage it didnt work all they did was stand there and enjoyed being sprayed by the water. [​IMG]
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. X4 on enclosing your porch. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck keeping your chickens off the porch.
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    You've gotten some great advice!
     
  10. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! [​IMG] Get a hose with a strong spray nozzle. (destroy all evidence)
     

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