Flooring for Duck House

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tia, May 31, 2012.

  1. tia

    tia Songster

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    I recently bought a little shed for a duck house. It has plywood flooring. I plan to have them outside year around unless it is too cold and then I will bring them inside to a heated pen. What would you suggest for flooring in this little shed???
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    I really like the vinyl sheet flooring I put in. A local flooring company had scraps I could use, and I ran it up the walls several inches. I duck taped seams where I had them, and used 1"x3" wood strips at the wall edges of the linoleum to keep poop and shavings out from under the linoleum.

    Works so well! I use deep litter about one to one and a half feet deep, shavings, with a few inches of straw on top. The straw gets changed out every few days depending on its condition, and the shavings get stirred daily. I add a few cupfuls of dry peat moss to keep ammonia formation way way down.
     

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