Help with smell around the geese pen!!!!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by littlehenny, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. littlehenny

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    What can I use to help with the smell from the geese, and chickens! The heat is making it ten times worse! Anything, safe out there that works? Thanks
     
  2. spook

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    I used to keep a lot of sand and gravel around so when you need to wash it, you can use 1/2 c bleach in 2 gallons of water in a sprayer (like the pump and spray for insecticides) then give it a good rinse with a hose. The bleach shouldn't harm them, give the "pool" a good rinse, that is frequently one of the culprits for yuck smell.
    Just make sure you rinse well.
    Good luck!
     
  3. catnip

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    Get Stall Dry or Sweet PDZ to sprinke around on the gound. Helps with odors and helps fly control as well.
     
  4. Windchyme

    Windchyme Silkies n Sebs

    Quote:I use that in my pens for chickens and everyone else, works great.
     
  5. Cottage Rose

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    Wondering about the suggested products being injested by waterfowl that drill and sift thru the soil so much???
     
  6. BioBob

    BioBob In the Brooder

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    I have recently discovered two things that helped my odor situation.

    1. DE! (Diatomaceous Earth) I sprinkle it on the poo and it dries out immediately and NO Flies.

    2. I changed feed! Someone on here was discussing DuMor feed (TSC) and how there was so much more poo from it. They were absolutely Spot On! I changed to a layer from a local grain mill and was absolutely amazed at the poo reduction. Less poo, less opportunity for smell, less DE, and fewer pine chips.
     

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