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Rabbit has been staying in laying room...???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by giasmom, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. giasmom

    giasmom Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    My dad has been letting his rabbit stay in the layjng room of our OLD coop. I will be getting Layers this weekend. I have scooped out all the rabbit poo the best I can, Will this hurt my layers when they go in there ? There is PLENTY of ventalation in this area. What else do I need to do ? Any input would be great !

  2. giasmom

    giasmom Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    Maybe I posted this in the wrong area !!! Any help out there ?
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    well..just try to get it as clean as possiable..and put down shavings for them..i think it should be fine..[​IMG]
  4. crait

    crait Songster

    Jul 9, 2008
    Dallas, Texas
    Doesn't seem like they'd have any problems. Just as long as the hen doesn't lay the egg or put the egg on the poop while it's moist.
    Make sure you got as much as you can. If there's some between the floor and wall or in cracks, you probably wouldn't have to worry because chickens tend to lay a good half-chicken-space from the wall.

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