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Spring Cleaning- suggestions?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Kernel Cluck, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Kernel Cluck

    Kernel Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    This will be our first spring cleaning. Does any one have good ideas or things to avoid. My plan is to spray and scrub with bleach, but I have done some reading on Oxine? Is anyone familiar with this? Is it appropriate for a deep spring scrub down? Any ideas to be thorough and safe would be helpful.
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    You have a deep litter going...with what kind of bedding.....on a wood floor....that's been maintained how?
    More info might help, I'm curious too.
     
  3. Kernel Cluck

    Kernel Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have been using pine shavings but am thinking about switching coarse sand this spring after the cleaning. I guess my main question is the type of solution for cleaning. I am unsure what to use to disinfect my coop that is effective but not too toxic. It is all non-pressure treated wood, I have heard to use bleach but some say vinegar and then I saw this thread about the use of a product called Oxine.
     
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