Newbie here... What is a poop bin?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Love my Critters!, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What exactly is a poop bin. I keep seeing mentions of them, but I'm not sure what they are. [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  2. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    Think of it as a kitty litter box for your birds. Place a box or tray underneath your roost to catch droppings.
     
  3. CathyB

    CathyB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What goes in the pan underneath? Kitty liter, sand, what???? Just asking!
     
  4. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    we have one that just has newspaper, one with wood chips, and a couple that are linoleum.

    in case your wondering
    the wood chip one is easy to scoop out, the linoleum is eascy to scrape off, the newspaper can be a pain to roll up and throw out.
     
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm definitely putting on in my coop! It seems like it would be a real time saver!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
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    I was given an old linoleum topped table from a camper that I think would be excellent to put under the roost.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

  8. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The most poop comes from night time roosting and the poop is concentrated below the roosts. That's how you know where to put the bin.
     

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