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    Cleaning the coop & the 'Deep Litter #homestead #Chickens - Method" of over-wintering your birds. Use dish detergent & vinegar to clean the coop

  • Courtney Bradbury Hodnett

    Cleaning the coop & the 'Deep Litter Method" of over-wintering your birds. And of course essential oil cleaner for the coop. Though fresh eggs daily has some great recipes that I'm planning on trying

  • Yvette Blauvelt

    Cleaning your Coop the Natural Way ‹ Community Chickens

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cleaning the chicken coop. Great! I need one more place that needs to be cleaned.

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Deep Litter Method.   My coop didn't smell, there was no ammonia scent at all, and the coop consistently stayed 10 degrees or more higher than the outside temperature due to the decomposing litter and the chickens' body heat.  I will definitely use this method every winter going forward. It is inexpensive, easy and you end up with perfectly composted litter each spring !

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Love the way this person has positioned rocks and pebbles around Water-Can ~ no way can chickens kick up dirt from stone and dirty the water.

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