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Smelly runs?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Tamidon, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. Tamidon

    Tamidon Chirping

    May 23, 2008
    So, now i'm a little worried. I have a coop being built, and my run will be under my bedroom window,at the moment it can't really be helped. There is going to be 25'+ per chicken(8 australorps) and the runs will have 5'+ per chicken. i'm hoping this will keep the smells down. i was planning to use a board under the roosts and DLM in the coop. What has me worried is how wet it's been here(i swear it's monsoon season) . I can't put a cover over the run. Am I going to have huge smell issues?

  2. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    I actually just went through this...if finally covered my run with clear corrugated sheets. My runs where always dampa nd smelling horrible....I covered it very simply with those and it made a WORLD of difference!

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