If you're wondering what to do with the by-product of cleaning out your coop, here is a project you should consider:
DIY Tumbling Composter
The link above has a materials list and step by step instructions...something even a non-handyman like myself could pull off.
The blog I got this from often has great ideas for those of us with backyard chickens. If you would like to subscribe to their emails, go on over to http://ipost.com/communitychickens/prefs and fill out the form.