Cement floor lofts Pro and Con

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by gemcc5150, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. gemcc5150

    gemcc5150 New Egg

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    I'm looking to do a cement floor on in a new loft. We are in a very dry desert so ground water in not an issue. Is there any other reason not to do cement?
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  2. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think it would be easy to hose out and disinfect [​IMG]
     
  3. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pro - easy to clean
    Con - droppings take longer to dry out, leaving a longer window for bacteria to harbor in them

    You may want to use some shavings or some type of bedding to help absorb the moisture [​IMG]
     
  4. gemcc5150

    gemcc5150 New Egg

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    Becky Thing dry here so fast I don't see that as an issue but thaks for the thought. Lots of pine shaving and saw dust are always in the shop.. I was think of useing clean beach sand in avery. [​IMG]
     
  5. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beach sand works great, like a litter box [​IMG]
     

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