Disinfected Coop - When Can New Flock Move In?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by WitksChicks, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. WitksChicks

    WitksChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2009
    Central CT
    First, I hope I'm posting this under the correct category.

    Now on to my question: I recently sold my small flock of 7 hens, to someone who would keep them until they reach there own natural life. I have eight 3 week old chicks waiting to go into the coop, which I just disinfected. I also turned all the soil in the enclosed run and reseeded with grass (although they won't be out in the run just yet). How long do I need to wait before I can move the new chicks from the brooder in the garage to the coop (which has a heat lamp for warmth)???

    Thank you in advance for your responses.
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    If completely disinfected and they're staying inside, I move them in as soon as everything dries and no odors.

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