Deep litter method with leaves

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MonkeyZero, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca

    I am trying out the DLM, with leaves. About 8 inches of leaves. The perches are with in the leaves. Are the chickens goonna be fine. The only problem is, they keep kicking it, how do I help stop it/
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    With deep litter you want them to kick it around. That is why many throw scratch down a couple times a week. With leaves I would keep a close eye out for mold.

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