disposing of litter from sick hen?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by hennyjenn, May 24, 2010.

  1. hennyjenn

    hennyjenn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    I've been debating how to get rid of the litter from a hen I had in isolation. I was never able to pinpoint what was wrong with her. Should I burn the litter from her isolation pen? Bury it? Compost it? Other?
  2. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    I dump it in the fire pit. It just seems like the safest way to get rid of it. I suppose you could bag it and send it with your garbage pick up. When I have too much litter for compost I dump it in my woods, but only when everyone is well. I wouldn't want a wild bird picking up something from contaminated litter and spreading it around.
  3. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2010
    New Brunswick, Canada
    Just burn it. why take the risk

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