New to byc

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickenluver106, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. Chickenluver106

    Chickenluver106 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any idea how to make you coop less stinky all the time:):)
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC, some people use PDZ, some use pine shavings sometimes it is a matter of switching up the food you are giving them because that can cause stinky poop as well.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you join us. I use grass clippings and dry leaves under the roost of my coop and it seems to work a treat.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. Chickenluver106

    Chickenluver106 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you :)for the help I might just have to use some of those tips
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Chickenluver106

    Chickenluver106 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks you know this site makes me feel so welcome and I love that some other sites seem so closed off but this one is very open:D:)
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I use coarse river sand or fine pea gravel in the floors of my coop/runs. It's very easy to wash out with a hose. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens - others have given the suggestions I would have made - so I'm feeling "speechless," for now.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Good ventilation and daily scooping of the pooh will go a long ways to keeping things less smelly. Every morning after my girls are let into their run, I go into the coop and use a small rake to scoop up the night's pooh. It only takes about 5 minutes and it sure makes it easier when I do a deep clean!

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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