Damp coop help

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by newchickmom, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. newchickmom

    newchickmom Songster

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    I was wondering if lime is ok to use under the bedding? Would I just sprinkle more on each time I add more wood shavings?
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Lime is not good to be putting in the coop for dampness....Lime will burn the chickens feet...

    Try getting some Dry Stall or DE is good to use for dampness...
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2008
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    You need to figure out where the dampness is coming from and fix it. Leaky roof or walls, flooding up thru the floor? If not, it's your coop's way of telling you that the chickens need more ventilation [​IMG] Really truly.

    Pat
     

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