for those who use sand in brooders

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by flossyandprissy, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. flossyandprissy

    flossyandprissy Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you scoop the poop? My chickies are almost 2 weeks old and thier tiny poops fall right through the kitty litter scoop.
     
  2. SwedishDude99

    SwedishDude99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fingers...:oops:
    You could also overlap hardware cloth o the scoop and that will make the holes much smaller but still able to sift the sand.
     
  3. theawesomechick

    theawesomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Try a reptile litter scoop. I don't use sand, though.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    My Coop
    I use a fine mesh metal organizer basket.
     
  5. subhanalah

    subhanalah Overrun With Chickens

    You could also try a colander with fine mesh or a deep fry ladle.
     

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