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10 Ways To Upgrade Your Chicken Coop

Do you want to enjoy fresh eggs every morning? Keeping backyard chickens is an enjoyable hobby and provides you with fresh eggs every day. To keep your new flock safe from predators and out of the elements, you will need to provide them a chicken coop.

Poop scoop. 2 inches of coarse sand in the coop. You’d be surprised at how this eliminates the smell! And I only scoop twice a week – still no smell. Twice a year – January and again in July – I take out all the sand and start over. During the July cleaning, I pick a hot day to scrub it down with soap and water… and the earlier the better, so it has time to dry before I replace the sand. No one will ever know I have chickens.

So why is this wire mesh attached to my pitchfork? Because I've turned our chicken coop into one big litter box. After doing this for the last year or so, I can easily say that this method is a winner. I added a layer of coarse sand to the bottom of

Clean Coop Tips

If I had chickens,hahaha! Clean Coop Tips. One secret is raised water with a neat stone-apron surround, feed served up off the ground, lots of good clean litter, fresh air (look at all the hardware cloth!) and room to strut.