Sand Coop Flooring
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I've used sand/PDZ a long time in my coop and really like it. No flies, no smell, easy to clean. I don't heat my coop in the winter and it hasn't been an issue. My girls don't spend much time walking around in there anyway. My run is protected from rain and they prefer to be out there unless they are sleeping or laying.
Edited by liz72703 - 3/15/16 at 10:51am
Most people recommend "construction" sand that is more coarse. You can read more about what I'm talking about here:
Definitely do not use play sand because most of that type of sand is too fine and will clump together.
I went everywhere around here and could not find construction sand and most places thought I was crazy asking for it. I finally ended up getting "All purpose" sand at Lowe's. Not quite as coarse as I wanted, but not bad.