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  1. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    What are the pro's and con's of laminate tiled coop floors
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2009

  2. possumqueen

    possumqueen Songster

    Aug 17, 2009
    Monroe, North Carolina
    the pros: very very easy to clean and disinfect. You can glue the floor down and make it fairly waterproof, and if you glue it down well enough then mites and lice cannot take up residence underneath.

    the cons: sometimes it can be slippery. If your breed of chickens is big and clumsy -- like the cornish cross or the Jersey giants -- then they might have trouble with that. And if the laminate gets water underneath it then the water won't dry out very well, and that would cause mold problems.
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Thank tha helps I was wondering what floor would be the best.
  4. Squirrelletta

    Squirrelletta In the Brooder

    Nov 14, 2009
    Fort Myers

    What would a safe strong glue be to add to the peel-n-stick type? Or is that a no-no...solid piece only?

    Thanks so much!
  5. KellyandKatie

    KellyandKatie Songster

    Aug 29, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    what about a particle board floor with just wood shavings over it?
  6. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    Quote:That would soak up a lot of moisture. It would be nasty
  7. quenston

    quenston Songster

    Apr 19, 2009
    Wyandotte Ok
    I can tell you what I do, I have plywood flooring with a cover of shower mat that goes under the shower during construction and it works great no problems at all.

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