How to sterilize litter box for nesting box?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ninjapoodles, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    Our cats have been transitioned to living outdoors for some time now, and when I was putting the litterboxes away, it struck me how perfect they'd be for nesting boxes. They're the "corner" boxes, perfect size, with a perfect-sized door in the front.

    The boxes are smooth and un-nicked on the inside. What is the best way to get them properly disinfected? Is a bleach solution sufficient?
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    I would assume a thorough bleaching and scrubbing, then rinsing with a hose, and drying out in the warm sunshine would be perfect. [​IMG]
     
  3. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    Thanks! I couldn't think of any reason it wouldn't be OK, but for all I know there's some bizarre cross-contaminant I'm not aware of. [​IMG]
     

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