Keeping clean.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fhdogs, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. fhdogs

    fhdogs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully I'll be getting my chickens in two weeks, but I have another question. I really hate cleaning poop. I don't want to change shavings, or even think about DLM.

    So does anyone know a good method for making and using disposable diapers for my girls? I'd consider cloth, but I don't want to have to handle them too much.

    Any ideas are welcome. Anything that will keep me from seeing poop is appreciated.

    edit - and yes all of my other animals also wear diapers.
     
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  2. citygirl

    citygirl Out Of The Brooder

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  3. rigagirl

    rigagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you are that worried maybe you shouldn't get any. chickens are dirty and there is no way getting around that.
    but i have rubber mats that i put on flat surfaces so i don't have to scrape too much, i just take the mat off and replace with clean one.
     
  4. lil_chick_chick

    lil_chick_chick Out Of The Brooder

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    We been using newspapers, we layer the bottom of their cage real good and 1-2 times a day i clean it up, i just take all the newspaper off and lay down new ones, takes about 5 min. to change. I wasnt sure about the newspaper at first but then i seen that thats what the stores were using so i went for it, easy clean up.
     
  5. chickens4me

    chickens4me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    People sell chicken diapers and there are patterns for you to make them yourself as well.

    Even with the mess, chickens are worth it though! [​IMG]
     
  6. fhdogs

    fhdogs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really don't want to have to see the poop. That's why I need to come up with a diaper so i can just take it off with my eyes closed, right into a trash can.
     
  7. rigagirl

    rigagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i seen on here someone used a face mask for a diaper
     
  8. fhdogs

    fhdogs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wouldn't be too big? The e g g would get stuck in the mask.

    I was thinking I need to make paper towel thongs of some sort.
     
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  9. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok..I'm waiting for the "April Fools" post...this can't be serious!!!
     
  10. rigagirl

    rigagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no matter what you use the e g g comes out same place as poop unless diapers are made to pass the e g g i have never seen one
     

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