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Sand in the coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by coachwife2004, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. coachwife2004

    coachwife2004 In the Brooder

    Dec 29, 2008
    What is the best way to clean the sand!! I just put sand in last week and it's not really dirty but there is a bit of poop and I feed alot of fruit and veg so there are old bits of strawberries and stuff like that is it best to rake it or ???? Thanks ahead of time! [​IMG]

  2. True Grit

    True Grit Songster

    I rake it with a small rake I got at Target and kind of sift the sand through it. I know I won't be able to do that forever but so far so good, about 7 weeks.
  3. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

    Oct 18, 2009
    Quote:I have a kitty litter scoop & a beach pail that I use to clean up the sand. It works like a charm!
  4. omelet du fromage

    omelet du fromage In the Brooder

    Mar 31, 2010
    Cape Elizabeth, Maine
    I attached a large kitty litter scoop to the end of a broomstick to sift out the waste. My kids call it the "Cooper Scooper".
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] Why not the Super Duper Cooper Pooper Scooper???? Have your kids try THAT one three times fast...lol

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