COOP FLOOR

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by becstu, May 2, 2009.

  1. becstu

    becstu New Egg

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    JUST STARTING OUT, NEED SOME HELP ON WHATS THE BEST TO PUT DOWN ON PEN FLOOR? EASY CLEANING LESS SMELL, 5 TO8 CHOOKS
     
  2. jprice2ndlt

    jprice2ndlt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use cedar shavings. some say they use pine.
     
  3. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
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    Cedar is poisonous to chickens i believe.
    I advise using pine.
     
  4. rinnith

    rinnith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am also new at this but I have heard play sand is safe. not too expensive either.
     
  5. chicky gal1

    chicky gal1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use linolium for easy cleaning. then layered Pine shavings. I think there's something about Cedar shavings that is dangerous. someone else would know more than I would about that
     
  6. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pine Shavings



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  7. lunkerchicken

    lunkerchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will be using pine shavings over the laminate floor I installed. The back side of my coop has a large door that I can just sweep everything right out and into a trash container. I have similiar things about cedar shavings, not to use them. Hope that helps.
     

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