Sterilizing my coop for new chicks

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by max13077, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well the old girls were moved out last week. I cleaned all the shavings out over the last few days. Tonight I spent a good deal of time on my hands and knees cleaning out corners, scraping off dried on poo, etc. It's not perfect, but 99.9% better than it was. I loaded the sprayer with 10% bleach solution and sprayed the crap out of everything.

    My question now is, how many times do I need to repeat it? I'm getting the chicks the 13th, so I don't really have a lot of time. Is once good enough?
     
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:Well if it looks very clean to you, then I think it is enough, nobody can tell, but you.

    good luck on new chicks.
     
  3. kaya's farm

    kaya's farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like you did a good job i use a hand held scrubber and use the beach then rinse witha pail of clean hot water myself but they say leaving the bleach is fine
     

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