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Sterilizing my coop for new chicks

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

  1. max13077

    max13077 Songster

    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 Songster

    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 Songster

    Aug 6, 2008
    southern VT
    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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