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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hartman1162, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. hartman1162

    hartman1162 New Egg

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    I am justin, i have been to this sites to get all my info, just joined today. I am loving the site. Thanks for all the help.

    I own 8 chicks, silver laced wyandottes.

    I have built a coop, with a friend under neath my shed, it is on a hill kinda, and it had a part where it was not walled underneath, so i put walls up. i do not have a wood floor or open floor, i was wondering how or what i should do so the chickens do not dig themselves out or a predator will dig themselves to get in side? I have some long cinder blocks around parts of the walls but there is still gaps. Please let me know what i should do. Thanks a lot.
     
  2. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and [​IMG] from Missouri!
     
  3. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined. [​IMG]
    Have you thought about getting some wire to line the bottom where the walls touch the ground. Then nothing can dig in that area.
     
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello Justin, and welcome!

    I wish I could give you some advice regarding your coop floor, but all I can say is check out the coop section and maybe you could find some ideas, or better yet, post a question about the floor.....I'm sure you'll get lots of suggestions.

    I have some three week old Silver Laced Wyandottes right now, along with several other adult chickens of various breeds.

    Take care,

    Sharon
     
  5. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

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    [​IMG] from Missouri!
    I would definitly check into more posts on the coop design. Surely some good ideas will be there.
     
  6. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] from California
     
  7. hartman1162

    hartman1162 New Egg

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    yes i have been checking all the coops

    and yes paddock36 i will figure out that i will do that.

    thanks ever1
     
  8. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join us.
     
  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. If you can, I would line all outside walls with wire and bury it at least a foot deep. [​IMG]
     
  10. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     

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