Dismantling duck pen, need advice on disposing of sand and gravel

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by calmhorizon, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. calmhorizon

    calmhorizon New Egg

    Mar 4, 2009

    My Vancouver urban duck experiment ended last fall, and now I need to dismantle the duck pen. I had put down a layer of pea gravel and a layer of sand, which of course has a fair amount of duck poo mixed in. Since I'm going to be moving out of this house, I need to dig it all out.

    Any suggestions for getting rid of the sand and gravel?

    I don't know if I can get a landscaping company to take it away, due to the duck poo.


    PS- I miss my duckies, I miss the eggs, and I'll certainly do it again when I'm in a position to.
  2. Scottingitup

    Scottingitup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2010
    Crestview, FL
    Build some type of grate to wash it all out over. A simple frame with hardware cloth on the bottom and a strong water hose should do the trick. As for getting rid of it- Craigslist.

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