disposing of litter from sick hen?

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

  1. hennyjenn

    hennyjenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    Just burn it. why take the risk
     

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