Best covering for concrete floor?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by musikfan6, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. musikfan6

    musikfan6 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 16, 2012
    Lititz, PA
    Good day everyone!

    My little ladies are four weeks old today. So, I'm now thinking "Chicken Coop". Everything is just about ready for them. My building is an old cinder block shed with a concrete floor - approximately 9 x 15. What do you all think would be the best bedding to use - pine shavings, hay, dirt? How deep should it be? I've been reading about the poop boards, and I'm just not sure if I want to do that or just scoop out? But I guess if I scoop, I'm going to have to keep re-filling with more bedding??

    Any advice and as much as possible will be most appreciated! Have a great day everyone!
  2. Markallen

    Markallen Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 8, 2012
    Northern AZ
    I have pine shavings on my coops concrete floor, it cleans up really easy and the girls seem happy with it.

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