Coop Floor

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kj7ty, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. kj7ty

    kj7ty Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got my coop put up, and it has a plywood floor. What's the best thing to cover the floor with for cleaning? Thanks. Mike
     
  2. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
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    I have an oped coop with a roof with chicken wire on the sides, well, its a huge mess to clean up after rain, because of the 2 inches of muds and chicken crap that is mushed up at the bottum, even one time a slipped and fell face first into this "junk" ewwwwww, so i have to take a showel and make ruts for the water to drain out of better.
     
  3. kj7ty

    kj7ty Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh wow! That does not sound like fun falling face first into it. I did the same thing with one of my horses years ago... Thanks, and have a good weekend. Mike
     
  4. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If you can find a piece of linoleum for the floor it will keep it from rotting and ease cleaning.
     
  5. kj7ty

    kj7ty Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the advise on the linoleum. I think I have some laying around. Should make it easy to clean. I'm thinking about the deep litter method too. Have a good one.

    Mike
     
  6. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use linoleum too...It matches the paint job so it coordinates,,,[​IMG]
     
  7. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    have an oped coop with a roof with chicken wire on the sides, well, its a huge mess to clean up after rain, because of the 2 inches of muds and chicken poop that is mushed up at the bottum, even one time a slipped and fell face first into this "junk" ewwwwww, so i have to take a showel and make ruts for the water to drain out of better.

    LOL!!!!!! EWWWW & Funny Lacyloo!!!! [​IMG]

    I use linoleum too...It matches the paint job so it coordinates,,,

    Martha would approve Rosemarie!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. KYBOY

    KYBOY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My coop has a dirt floor but I keep it littered with straw..
     

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