Best solution for the ground of my coop :)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mandamoo, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. Mandamoo

    Mandamoo In the Brooder

    May 19, 2014
    Brisbane Australia
    Hi Everyone!

    We have moved our chicken coop and run (2.6x 2.6) on to the cement area near our house, to avoid any animals digging and harming our girls.

    When we are home we let them roam free around our garden. But when we are at work, the girls are kept in the secure coop & run.

    I need your help, what should I put on the ground?

    At the moment here in Brisbane (Australia) we are experiencing quite a lot of rain.

    There is no drainage because it is on cement, so when it rains there is a bit of water that pools in the center of the run.

    I had sand in there for a bit but it began to stink. I also tried wood chips but the girls didn't seem to like it and it became fairly soggy.

    Should I try a courser sand? Will is smell?

    Thanks for your help :)
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

    Apr 6, 2014
    Melrose Park Illinois

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