sanitize used coop area

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Monstro, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. Monstro

    Monstro Chirping

    Sep 12, 2014
    Wayland, MI
    Plans are in progress to build a much larger coop in an existing small barn. Issue is, last owner left small pens piled with feces (dog&cat) uncleaned. Next year it will be cleaned, mostly gutted and repaired before chickens move in there.
    Questions: for this year, to let set, is their something recommended to put down inside and outside of barn for sanitizing? I can only think of lime, not sure if theirs a better option? Also, can chickens catch anything that previous conditions may or may not have left behind?

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