1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you use the deep litre method
    Over a plastic lined shed floor or
    Is sand & a kitty scoop better
    Cheers
     
  2. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both methods would work fine in that situation. Use whichever one you prefer.
     
  3. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will the deep method still compost
    On top of vynal/plastic
    Cheers
     
  4. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    I think as long as it is deep enough and doesn't get too dried out it should compost fine
     
  5. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    should I put a shovel of garden soil in so it works better on top of covered flooor
     
  6. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can I do this
    cheers Phil
     
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  7. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    I personally would use DLM only over ground. The moisture required for it to compost properly/well will cause undesired results to your floor. In your situation ( I would use sand ), and scoop out gumdrops regularly. Then place in a compost pile for future gardening use.

    WISHING YOU BEST [​IMG]
     
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  8. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I paint the wooden floor before using sand
    cheers Phil
     
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  9. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    Paint will surely extend the life of the floor. The sand should dry up and stay dry with the little moisture from droppings, that should dry with no problem. Try to keep weather related moisture like rain and snow to a minimum if possible for best results. You may have heard the term " "MADDER THEN A WET HEN " [​IMG] Well, on this side of the pond , I have heard it often.
     

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