Bedding Issues

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by wl, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. wl

    wl New Egg

    4
    0
    7
    Aug 14, 2010
    Hey all. I have some issues with my bedding. My hens keep kicking it out. They are starting to lay and are laying on the hard wood and on the ground. Is there a way to keep the bedding in the box? I have been using straw.
    Thanks!
     
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    If they are kicking it out, try using something else, like wood shavings.
     
  3. turtlebird

    turtlebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    498
    1
    109
    Dec 11, 2009
    Do you have a 3-4" lip on the front of the nexting box? That helps a ton - keeping the bedding in, but makes it a bit more difficult when you are cleaning the next box out!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by