Poop Board suggestions

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Hopefulloflove, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok we are still planning our coop and run. I would like to see your poop boards, lol:D! What have you used for yours and what is your set up!

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. wayne hulgan

    wayne hulgan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just building our coop and I am planing on using small storage tubs for mine. my roost is the whole length of the coop and we built a shelve under it that will hold the tubs. the tubs are about 16x32 and 4 will just fit under the roost. the 16 width centered under the roost will be just enough to catch no mater which way the chick roost. just hope they don't like them for nest boxes. I plan on keeping a layer of DE in the bottom to absorb the liquid. maybe someone else will chime in with other ideals
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I used scrap plywood with a thin sheet of masonite type paneling laid on top for easy scraping. I scrape mine daily using a 6" plastic putty knife (into a small bucket). About once a month I slide the paneling piece out so I can hose it off.
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  4. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got a great idea about using plastic boot trays from another BYC Member. I just attached brackets to the wall and layed the boot trays on top approx 6 inches from the bottom of the 2x4 that I use as the roost. They are very lightweight and easy to clean and I use alot less shavings now [​IMG]
     
  5. Huskeriowa

    Huskeriowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I did the same thing that nottingham did. Mine looks like this. Very easy to clean out. Good luck.

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  6. Baymen Moe

    Baymen Moe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    teach and I have similar set ups. Check out my page for mine. Can't say enough about how easy poo management is.
     

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