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

  1. flossyandprissy

    flossyandprissy Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 14, 2014
    Utah, but from Georgia
    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

    Aug 20, 2013
    El Dorado County, Ca
    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

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    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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