How to properly take down a chicken coop that you have used for the past 3-4 years

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sue324, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. Sue324

    Sue324 New Egg

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    What do you do with the coop? Can it be reused since it was once one those metal sheds and converted into a coop?
    Do I have to clean it out or can I allow it to just go away with time?
    Can chicken droppings left in the shed, cause any problems for my dog or cats?
    I need help with taking this building down? Can someone give me some advice since I probably got over my head?
    Thanks
     
  2. sebloc

    sebloc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome to byc!

    So you want to reuse the coop or tear it down? Definitely clean the coop out before doing anything to it. Pictures would help a bit. Depending on if the materials are in rough shape, that would help make the choice on tearing it down or reusing it.

    Once again, welcome!
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I think it could us a good scooping out, then a hosing out, and then a drying out and it would be pretty serviceable for just about anything.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you intend to re use the coop or dismantle so you can dump it?
     

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