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Respirator To Wear When Sweeping Out Chicken House

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by KatsRule2759, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. KatsRule2759

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    Hello, I was wondering what's a good respirator to wear when sweeping out a chicken house?

    Thank you for your help.
     
  2. Cacique500

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  3. HighStreetCoop

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    Yep. Anything N95 will be more than adequate for dust. But be sure the size you get fits. I just failed respirator training two days ago at the day job because NONE of the 3M masks fit me properly (apparently the bridge of my nose is too narrow or something).
     
  4. KatsRule2759

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    Thank y'all for the info. Do you know of a respirator that keeps out the ammonia smell?

    Thanks.
     
  5. Cacique500

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    Last edited: Mar 13, 2015
  6. KatsRule2759

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    Thank you for the info. How do you know which size respirator will fit you?

    Thank you.
     

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