Dust box questions

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by wxdude99, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. wxdude99

    wxdude99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 chickens and I wanted to make them a dust box. How big should it be? What do you put in it? Thanks
     
  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

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    In one of my tractors I put a cat litter box, the largest I could find. And then I added dirt from the yard with DE in it for their baths and picking through for odd pieces of dirt.
    They dump it about once a week so I refill it and give it back to them.
     
  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    My Dh brought home an old brake drum and I put cand and soil combination and some DE. They can't knock it over as its too heavy. They do poop in it now and then .
     
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