I laid linoleum down in the bottom of my coop and then I usually use cardboard, because it's easy clean up....any other suggestions? I don't have a large coop...custom built.
Best material for the bottom of your coop?
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i tried various things
shredded paper (vertical and then cross cut) -- too much dust
laying cardboard (originally moving boxes)
i'm sticking with pine shavings for the coop and half of the run.. the other half of the run just bare earth
i use flake pine shaving.. easy to clean and odor control..
a bit pricey $5 for a 5-8 cu. ft at tracdtor supply
and $6.78 ? at wal-mart for 4 cu ft