Sand box in chicken pen.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Roy Rooster, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All,

    I am looking to make a sand box to put in my chicken pen to give my ladies
    something to dust and play in.

    first of all I want to make sure that this would be okay to do.
    Secondly, do you think they would use it to dust in?

    I was going to use regular play sand, not the kind that has dyes in it or anything.

    Just wondering.

    Thanks in advance for sharing your wisdom.
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Yes it would be good for them, regular play sand is perfect.

    they should dust bathe in it.
     
  3. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, good. Thanks.
    I think they would really enjoy playing in it.

    I plan on mixing some DE into it so that they get some
    benefits of keeping any lice down.

    Thanks again, I will get them a bag tomorrow.
     

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