Need pics of your Poop boards

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by I-Have-Happy-Hens, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2011
  2. diggergal

    diggergal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My coop is 8 foot wide. We found a 10 ft damaged kitchen counter at Lowes for $25. My dh cut 2 foot off, nailed boards to side of coop under the roosts and set the counter. It works great. I sprinkle it w/de and scrap the poop off into the compost can once or twice a week. I like that the surface is fairly slick and scraps off easy.
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  3. NewChcikenmommy!

    NewChcikenmommy! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love that design diggergal! Gives me new ideas for the next coop.
     
  4. ChickenSnake

    ChickenSnake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks really good!!



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  5. buffs only

    buffs only Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't have any pics but I can tell you what I used and how I did it. I used two 3' x 5' durorock tile backer sheets and angled them at about 45 degrees so that I could scrape the poop of of them to the lined floor. Once a week or so I shovel all the scraped poop into a bucket and then put it in my cover poop pile for use later on. ( like in flower beds and around plants ) works great

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  6. smalltownchicks

    smalltownchicks Seven Silly Hens

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    My roosting bars aren't really high up in my coop...maybe 2 feet up off of the floor. How far away from the bars does the poop board need to be? Can it be close to the bars or do they not feel like they are roosting then with a flat surface so close?
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  7. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Not a very good shot, but here's the dropping board in my little bantam coop (two silkies and a d'uccle). Even though the roost is low, I still use a ramp since the silkies aren't good fliers. The dropping board has a 16 inch clearance below, so that space is till usable for a feeder or waterer.
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  8. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This seems to work fine , but everyone wants to sit in front of the big windows......
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