buying sand in bulk for coops

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Blake, Apr 13, 2007.

  1. Blake

    Blake Out Of The Brooder

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    any ideas on where to get large amounts of sand to use on coop floors? also, ive heard its better to use concrete sand as opposed to play sand because it is courser?
     
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  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Almost any place you can order a dump load of gravel from, will have sand. You can even go to the gravel yard, and look at the sand first hand....just to make sure thats what you want.
     
  3. livestock101

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    Yup, we got a truck load from the gravel yard.
     
  4. Blake

    Blake Out Of The Brooder

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    thats what i thought.just making sure.is concrete sand what im looking for?
     
  5. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You want washed sand.

    I got mine at a stone yard.
     
  6. Redneckchick

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    yep , ask for washed sand...they'll know what you are talking about.
     

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