Coop on patio?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PhoebeD, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. PhoebeD

    PhoebeD New Egg

    Jul 17, 2012
    We're building a coop in Brooklyn (rats!, raccoons, cats) and considering putting it on a part of the yard that has brick-shaped paving stones so that any rats would not be able to burrow underneath. Is this a bad idea? Would it be too moist? Our thought is a tractor-type coop that we could move, clean underneath, and put back. Do they need to be on dirt?
  2. chews chooks

    chews chooks Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 7, 2012
    no it doesnt matter what you put it on and if anything putting it on concreet or any solid ground like that makes it easier to clean out [​IMG]

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