bare spots & holes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by momoftwinsinwi, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. momoftwinsinwi

    momoftwinsinwi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Each corner of my run is totally bare and they have scratched it to the point, I'm afraid they are going to get down to where I have the wire buried and leaving barely anything between them at ground level. I put some new straw in there and really piled it up in the corners but the next day they had it all scratched away. What can I put in the corners so they won't scratch down so deep?
     
  2. motherhen

    motherhen Out Of The Brooder

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    You can fill the holes with big rocks so they won't use that area.
    I put big rock in holes they made that I don't want them to go deeper.
     
  3. chickonaroost

    chickonaroost Out Of The Brooder

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    I buried welded wire in the floor and don't have that problem in the corners. In the center of the run, though, I dug several dusting holes for them and they love it-could care less about digging in the corners now anyway.
     
  4. momoftwinsinwi

    momoftwinsinwi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good idea with the rocks, have plenty of those around! [​IMG]
     

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