any suggestions for coop on concrete with sand?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by flossyandprissy, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. flossyandprissy

    flossyandprissy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! We have decided to build a large run on our rv pad, since we never have and never will have an rv. Our coop will sit independently inside of the run. We will be using sand. Any suggestions before we begin construction? Thanks!
     
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do a thick layer of sand for the softness on their feet, buy a big rake to clean it, and make sure the run is secure enough (hardware cloth or welded wire not chicken wire) and heavy enough (wood not pvc) that nothing can lift it or get in. Finally, enjoy your great use of an eye sore.
     
  3. flossyandprissy

    flossyandprissy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I plan on making it the most beautiful eye sore ever!
     
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  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    You'll need to put boards on edge around the sides to hold the sand from washing away...some will still probably get scratched out.
     

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