1. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Newbie question.

    Coop builder offers a fiberglass floor. Slicker then snot on a door knob for ease of cleaning.

    As long as plenty of bedding is keep on top of the fiberglass, do y'all think it to slick for them, leg damage especially the little ones?
     
  2. gibbysgirls253

    gibbysgirls253 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sorry I can't give you advice on this, but I recently put felt paper on the floor of my coop. I am a new egg and am experimenting also. I just want something that will be safe and easy. I'll keep and eye out to see if your fix works.
     
  3. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I would not use fiberglass. I would use plywood covered with linoleum. this is really easy to clean and is very inexpensive!

    Nate
     
  4. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    Also [​IMG] The Lazy L & gibbysgirls253!!!!!

    Nate
     
  5. Emily1220

    Emily1220 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We put linoleum over plywood. Super easy to clean and very cheap. But if you have lots of litter on the floor anyway I dont know that it makes any difference.
     
  6. ipie68

    ipie68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well if its " slicker than snot on a door knob," you might end up with some injured chickens. Also, [​IMG]
     
  7. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    We have cheap linoleum over the wooden floor. Very easy to clean. It's a little slippery, but we keep a deep layer of pine shavings on top. So it's no problem.
     
  8. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the coop is a good deal, maybe you could lay a piece of plywood over the top of the fiberglass. I just have a plywood floor with a good layer of shavings. I didn't paint it or cover it in linoleum, I just keep everything dry and the floor looks great.
     
  9. JoshDeere

    JoshDeere Out Of The Brooder

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    my floors for my coops were always dirt. what type of coop is it?
     
  10. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    Most of my coops have dirt floor but I recently have been having problems with coon digging in or trying. The downside to dirt floors is its not predator proof unless tin or chicken wire at least 12 inches down in the soil.

    Nate
     

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