Starting over again using an old coop

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rachelynn, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. rachelynn

    rachelynn New Egg

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    Starting over again using an old coop which hasn't been used or cleaned out for about two years Just wondering how clean it needs to be? Do I need to sanitize or what ? Today is my first day here at backyard chickens and excited to get chicks again, I am from Illinois.
     
  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard chickens! Happy you joined us! I would thoroughly clean it out and scrub everything down with a vinegar and baking soda mixture, and put in fresh pine shavings. Also, check out the learning center, it has tons of great links and everything you need to know about starting out with chickens! I hope you enjoy BYC as much as I have!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  5. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome :)
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Good to get a fresh start. Thank you for joining us at BYC. You will also want to repair any damages that may have occurred over the years.
     
  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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