1. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    I have a bucket full of lime, can I spread this over my coop floor weekly? My floor is wood shavings. Will the lime have any beneficial use and is weekly enough or more often?
    With the sulfur, where should i spread it? It is pure sulfur nothing mixed in with it. Can I mix it in with the material used for the chickens nest boxes?
    Also is it alright to spread it over the floor on which my ducks sleep?
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would not add chemicals to the chickens' environment, unless they were to address a specific need.

    Chris
     
  3. guineafowlguy

    guineafowlguy Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought lime was supposed to help disinfect the coop when mucking it out.

    And lime isn't a chemical it is lime stone. A rock crushed into powder form.

    I'm a little confused here [​IMG]
     
  4. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    Yeah Lime is a powder form of a natural rock, I have heard it's like Dichotomous earth, it helps with smell and disease.
     
  5. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    I want to use agricultural Lime Luke not the other type.
     
  6. jtrietsch

    jtrietsch Out Of The Brooder

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    I use lime for alot of my farm animals. We usually cover it with a coating of straw or other bedding to help protect the animals. I am wonder if I can use this on my coop floor as well to help keep down the urine smell.
     
  7. Lupa Duende

    Lupa Duende Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best keep the sulphur away from all critters. Sulphur reacts with air ( the oxygen in air) to form sulphur dioxide
     
  8. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    I haven't yet used the Sulfur, but what could i use it for?
    It says Sulfur is in my lice powder, could I treat the hens for lice wit hit?
     
  9. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    I'm not sure on that Luke but i wouldn't i will try to do a google search for you see if i can find anything.
     
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    satay oz-e-chick

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