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I too scrub my hen house thisI too scrub my hen house this way once a year and have never had any problems with disease in my flock. I also like to sprinkle some diatomaceous earth on the floor and in the nest boxes before I add the fresh shavings. As for potatoes, do you save the largest ones to use for seed and do you cut them up to plant or plant them whole? I've tried it both ways but I'm not sure which way produces a larger crop.

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