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New from Las Vegas, NV NEED HELP

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SadiJane, May 22, 2016.

  1. SadiJane

    SadiJane Just Hatched

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    Hi guys,
    I'm looking for advice on the safest way to make an area habitable again. The house I live in had a pre-existing coop area that was as of late inhabited by pigeons. As I was cleaning it out for my new chicks to live in when they get big enough I realized it was literally full of dead diseased birds and was a huge nasty boneyard. I have cleared all the clutter, raked and shoveled, and now I'm down to the dirt of the coop but I really want to make sure it's safe. Any suggestions on what to do next?
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    From the sound of it, I don't think I would want new birds anywhere near that coop or the ground it stands on. Is it possible to start with a new coop build on a different area of land - as far from the pigeon disaster as possible?
     
  4. Seppy05

    Seppy05 New Egg

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    I have heard that you can clean coops very well with a backpack sprayer and disenfectant.
     
  5. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  6. JDB21

    JDB21 Just Hatched

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    Spry with 50/50 mix of bleach and water soak it well and let it dry for a week or so. Should kill any germs placenta new wood chips or construction grade sand on the floor for new bedding
     
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