Do you ever feel like you just wasted your time?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Mourningdove, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    No matter what you do it's all for nothing? [​IMG]
    I had bought dehydrated lime for my coop and run as it had an oder and flys. I tried to get the DE but my feed store doesn't carry it so they told me to get the lime. I just spent 2 hours raking out the coop and run and putting freah hay in nesting boxes and then limed 1 coop and run down good. I came in the house for a quick break when all of a sudden a heavy downpour came. Now all the lime I just put down is gone [​IMG] My question now is will I have to start all over? Please say all is still good and the rain didn't ruin my efforts [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2009
  2. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    [​IMG].... can't give you any advice as I have never used lime.... but hope it's all OK for you.........
  3. lux_interior

    lux_interior Songster

    Apr 28, 2009
    I don't know either, but I'm sorry [​IMG]
  4. cybercat

    cybercat Songster

    May 22, 2007
    Greeneville, Tn
    Actually be glad it rained. You did not want it up on top where the chickens could get to it. So turn that frown upside down. No you do not need to add anymore.
  5. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Oct 23, 2008
    Northwestern Minnesota
    Um I think its ok if it gets wet... we use it in outhouse holes, obviously a wet place, and it cuts odors effectively... all you have to do is lightly sprinkle it if it did get washed away...
  6. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    Quote:So the rain didn't cause a problem? Will the oder stay gone?
    I sure sure your right. Thanks for your reply!![​IMG]
  7. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    Quote:My feed store guy told me that lime will kill the oders and the flys will not be so bad?
  8. chickabator

    chickabator Songster

    Nov 30, 2007
    Lime works good on the oder. Is is also good for absorbing moisture.
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    DE is the one that's no good if it gets wet.
  10. RuffTuffCreampuff

    RuffTuffCreampuff Songster

    Mar 27, 2009
    Gainesville, Texas
    Be glad it rained, the guy at the feedstore should have told you to water it down after you put it down.


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