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Digital Subscriptions > Chickens > January/February 2019 > Keeping a Clean Coop

Keeping a Clean Coop

Let your girls outside for fresh air.

Ah, the elusive clean chicken coop. It’s difficult to imagine chicken housing and see (and smell) a perfect chicken coop in your mind’s eye. The odors and unsightly droppings are what cause many conflicts for urban chicken-keepers, neighbors of the keepers, or municipalities working to meet the needs of chicken-keepers and residents.

Keeping chickens can be straightforward and easy, once you know what to do and what the birds need. But a clean coop can quickly get out of hand without the right maintenance.

Let’s look at some of the most important aspects of keeping a coop clean, inhabitable and presentable. Even if you have no one to answer to but yourself and your chickens, a clean coop benefits everyone — including the birds that live in it, you or those caring for it, and ultimately the people who consume the eggs or meat from those birds. Healthy birds are long-lived, happy birds, that produce wonderful eggs for years to come.

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