How Do you???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lanissa86, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Manage the smell of chickens on a Rainy Day? My mother told me that my grandparents used Sulpher! What?!? That can't be right is it? How do you All manage the smell besides just keeping the area clean? Thanks!
     
  2. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Diatomaceous Earth...food grade. I get it at my local feed store. It takes all the smell away. Sprinkle it in your bedding. It will also kill lice on the chickens. You can dust the chickens with it.
     
  3. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    I have to order it, as no stores sell it here. But I am doubling my order. One for the chickens and one for the horse.
     
  4. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Well I sure hope the Feed stores here in San Antonio, TX have it... I will have to check tomorrow or so when I go for some more feed.. Thanks
     
  5. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Give them so much room that their droppings have no impact from accumulation.
     

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