Flooring Material for Geese - Is hardware cloth ok?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Kevan, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. Kevan

    Kevan New Egg

    Jun 3, 2009

    What's the thinking about harware cloth for the floor of a goose house.

    I have a 4x8 foot floor with "joists" every 16" and I would rather put hardware cloth down than what i have now -- plywood, for cleanliness and disease resistance.

    is hardware cloth ok?

    Toulouse, Africans, Chinese.

    Thank you!
  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    How many geese?

    I have lino over plywood with wood shavings on top. I use the deep litter method and haven't had to clean out the coop since August. I do have good ventilation...
  3. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Mid west Michigan
    I think it would be hard on their feet
    and would sag under their weight.

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