Help with my chickens pooping inside

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OlivenhainChickens, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. OlivenhainChickens

    OlivenhainChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    While our two chickens are part of our family, they come inside a lot and poop everywhere.
    Other than keeping our doors closes (which really isn't a possibility) and having them wear diapers, what are our options?
    Has anyone used a device like scat mat to keep your chickens inside?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Chickens cannot be housebroken. Leaving them outside or putting diapers on them are your only options. Sorry.
     
  3. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Chicken Obsessed

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    It is a personal thing, but I would not keep chickens inside your house, and let them go all over. I keep a lot of old hay inside the coop and the run, and that pretty much absorbs the poop.

    Mrs.K
     
  4. ChickenwecallDog

    ChickenwecallDog Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a simmilar issue with our roo when he comes in at night to sleep. I have limited him to the bathroom and put fresh newspaper down in the area he mainly occupies. I know it gets smelly and gross but at least the newspaper is easy to get up and in the trashcan the next day.
     

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