Coop Flooring?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by CatsCrazyCoop, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. CatsCrazyCoop

    CatsCrazyCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok.. so I have a sheet of linoleum on the floor of the coop.

    NOW, what is the best thing to use on top? Pine Shavings? Hay? Sand? I want to keep the odor down as much as possible, yet - have something easy to clean.

    HELP!
     
  2. Chad the Chicken Man

    Chad the Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use pine shavings. and to me are by far they best. the soak up moisture, and with DE powder really help to keep the coop smelling and looking good. plus in the spring you move your used liter to the garden to till in for summer!!!
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I use pine shavings with DE in the coop. Our floor is concrete under the pine.
     
  4. CatsCrazyCoop

    CatsCrazyCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it just a powder I sprinkle on the floor? Do I need to mix it with the pine shavings and then spread it?
     

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