Deep litter Method...best flooring?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by NewChickieOwner, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. NewChickieOwner

    NewChickieOwner New Egg

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    Hi all, new to chickens here, awaiting their arrival actually! :) working on getting a coop built and think I will be using the DLM, any one doing that and can tell me what floor would work best under it in my coop; wood, dirt...etc...?
     
  2. TalkALittle

    TalkALittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are looking for true composting action, a dirt floor is best.

    This topic has been discussed many times on the board. If you use the search feature and enter " deep litter floor" you will undoubtedly find a number of threads that list the pros and cons of deep litter over many flooring options in many different kinds of coops. You'll get more information faster by looking over those existing threads.
     

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