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  1. backyardchickenfarmer

    backyardchickenfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 26, 2009
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    Hi guys, I have this chicken coop left over from were the bantams were in intill they got there new coop, and The old coop would be perfect for quail and my neighbor just got a dozen quail eggs to hatch so we are going to split it and ill take some and he'll take some. Anyway in the old coop there is alot of chicken poo on the walls and wood. I cleaned it out as best as i can but theres still poop on the walls. so is there a way to dis-infect it? or do i need to?Thanks
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2009
  2. thebritt

    thebritt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    I would think disinfection would be a good idea. What about a scub brush and mild bleach solution? I think that's what I would do.
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I would also do that.

    Spray down the whole this with a bleach solution, let sit so the poop isnt so hard, and scrub. Make sure to rinse good and let dry.
     
  4. backyardchickenfarmer

    backyardchickenfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, but the inside is ply wood and OSB board, so if i get it wet its probaly going to get mildewy and fall apart, how can i stop this?
     
  5. thebritt

    thebritt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    Open all openings and maybe run a fan out there.
     
  6. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    what about using a pressure washer w/ something like lemonquat or bleach, then put a fan out to dry it quickly?
     
  7. chickeepoo

    chickeepoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about gutting the interior, disinfecting with bleach water solution, and putting in new board? That way you won't risk passing anything on.
     
  8. farmer macdonald123

    farmer macdonald123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:i think that would be a great idea and make sure it is 100% dry
    mold will grow and make the chickens sick
     

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