How to deodorize

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  1. Raymond Hoekstra

    Raymond Hoekstra New Egg

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    how do you deodorize a spot where you once had a coop?

    I move my coop/run to a new place and the old spot still smells really bad. I was wondering if there was a way to deodorize the area where they use to be
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls I'll be back after Christmas Premium Member Project Manager

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    You could dig up the old dirt? Throw some more fresh dirt on top?
    i would let it dry out with the sun, the damp or wet "old dirt" smells more then dry. IMO
     
  3. Raymond Hoekstra

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    Ok well it's hard to dry it out living in the north west where it rains a lot
     
  4. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls I'll be back after Christmas Premium Member Project Manager

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    Oh.....could you lay down dome newspapers over the area then find a whole bunch of wood chips/mulch type material from around the yard and place it on top of it...to kinda block the smell/and make a good compost on top of it?

    You may want to look into adding your where about to your profile so others can get an idea about what part of the world you are in...if helps sometimes with these type questions.
     
  5. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls I'll be back after Christmas Premium Member Project Manager

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    what about pouring a bag of lime over it?
    Thought about that?
     
  6. Raymond Hoekstra

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    Never thought about the lime
     
  7. ChickenMammX4

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    I would churn-up the dirt with a rototiller, spread some lime then cover with fresh topsoil.
     
  8. KikisGirls

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    Did you get your smell down yet?
     

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