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Building a chicken coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by janis1127, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. janis1127

    janis1127 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am having a metal building built on my property to use as a chicken coop. Should I have them build it with a floor or not.
     
  2. Hokum Coco

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    Yes with a floor and put the building on a cement cinder block to give them access under the coop for shade in the summer.
     
  3. janis1127

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    My building is on skids but the run is covered on top with tin. Should I put something down on the floor first before I put the pine shavings?
     

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