What do you use to scoop out the icky litter in your brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gale65, May 27, 2011.

  1. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    we are using the pine pellets so when they get wet, they turn to dust. What is the easiest way to scoop it out? I was going to go buy something but thought maybe something I have on hand would work. Or should I buy a toy scoop shovel or something?
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    I use a kitty litter scoop, (I have cats).
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  3. animaluvr

    animaluvr Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 25, 2010
    I use my dust pan works good scooping up shavings.
  4. Aemelia

    Aemelia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    We found a huge dust pan that was advertised as 3 in 1. A dust pan, a bucket or a trash can. It works great.
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    For the brooder I use a plastic bowl, for the coop I use a litter box scooper. [​IMG]. Both work very well.
  6. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    i make my kids do it
  7. tclegg

    tclegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2011
    kitty litter scooper seems to work the best for me too...[​IMG][​IMG]
  8. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks everyone. [​IMG] I'll see if I have a small clean dustpan handy and if not, I'll use a kitty litter scoop. I thought my kids had some old beach shovels laying around but I think they all got broken.

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