Sand box/dust bath

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Anny, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    Did anyone on here make a little dust bath for their chicken or a "sand box"
    I'm thinking of making my girls one since our soil near the coop isn't so great for dust bathing.
    Have any pictures??

  2. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Songster

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    If you click on "Search" in the blue line above and type in "sandbox/dust box" and enter, you will find many threads on this topic. There is even one on recipes for the dusting mix!!

    Good Luck!
  3. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    In the winter I keep a cat litter box with wood ashes in it for the hens to dust bath. In the summer they have a nice sandy spot near the house they favor.

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