help! stinky deck.....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ever1, Aug 22, 2014.

  1. Ever1

    Ever1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Help! My girl hang out under my deck, it's getting really stinky.:/ I can't really get under there to clean it out. Any ideas on what I can do? Should I sprinkle some DE under there?
     
  2. iawoodchip

    iawoodchip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At the top of the BYC page you're posted on, there's a search bar. Type in odor control, & click on search. Several posts, & suggestions.
    Jim
     
  3. Ever1

    Ever1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  4. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    I would try to limit or completely block their access to the area. If you cannot get to it for periodic cleaning, the area could eventually begin to harbor parasites.
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Petrel X2 The best thing you can do is block it off so she can't get under there. Letting poop build up, even if you can control the stink is not sanitary for her or yourself.

    Good luck and welcome to our flock!
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC fro northern Michigan [​IMG]

    I agree, best to prevent them from going under there.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. I, too, would find a way to block off the area.
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     

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