nasty smells

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by riyadh123, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. riyadh123

    riyadh123 Out Of The Brooder

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    hey, how do you keep nasty smells out of the coops and runs
     
  2. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    keep it clean
     
  3. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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  4. riyadh123

    riyadh123 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thnx
     
  5. riyadh123

    riyadh123 Out Of The Brooder

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    why is it that the coop floor, when i remove the wood shaving every week, it's always damp
     
  6. riyadh123

    riyadh123 Out Of The Brooder

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    also, how to get rid of massive puddles, ive heard there'll be the worst storm in britain since about 1987. I'm scared [​IMG]
     
  7. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe you aren't using enough shavings.
    If you keep things DRY, there will be very little odor, and no need to clean as often

    First you need to figure out where the water is coming from, and then you can work on preventing it

    Quote: Fill them with sand, and build up the entire run area so water flows AWAY from it
     
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  8. riyadh123

    riyadh123 Out Of The Brooder

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    will i need to replace the sand
     
  9. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    No, not in a run.
    You may need to add more later as it settles or blows away, but it wont have to be removed and replaced
     
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