Stop telling me that chickens SMELL !

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Toxic Chicken, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Toxic Chicken

    Toxic Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Omg I need people to stop telling those I live with how bad chickens smell. I'm getting my first chicks in 2 months, and some people, who I don't think ever even owned chickens, seem hell bent on stoping it. Dorks. [​IMG]
     
  2. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't smell..lol Yeah, maybe if you neglect to clean up their poo, but no..At least mine don't smell. :) Have fun with your chicks!!
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    No, chickens don't smell. That's why they can eat some of the stuff that they eat.

    Now as far as stinking - yeah, they can stink like all bejeezus if you don't clean them frquently enough. After all, poop is poop.
     
  4. S.L.Swope

    S.L.Swope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had same issue especially frommy husband who was anti chicken but tired of fighting about it and gave in.
    I've had them 6 weeks and only time they smelled and it was the coop not them was when it rained and the pine shavings and poop got wet. Fixed that problem with a tarp for when it rains
     
  5. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

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    Chicken poop in the morning is especially smelly.

    They smell less than the oldies next door [​IMG]
     
  6. stilldeb

    stilldeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wet food smells reaallly bad. Chickens don't smell.
     
  7. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I HATE when people tell me that. The only reason why it stank because of a wet run... I fixed it, okay!?! Lol
     
  8. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some chickens poop so much, they do tend to smell. Meaties.
     
  9. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    I had to move my chicks outside at 2mo due to the poop smell lingering. Shoot,the guinea pig cage stinks and I clean that daily! Every thing smells if poo is lingering. Clean,nuetralize odors,and it's all good!
     
  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    It is true that when chickens are raised outside and you keep their area and them clean, the odor is almost little to none. But fail to keep those things clean and Whheeeewww Yeah the will be Malodorous, as far as chickens kept in the house I think the folks doing it are used it so they don't smell it, but yes regardless of cleaning frequency it does smell pretty bad indoors. Like with all animals clean is health.
     

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