Help with tractor question, new at this and need advice

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jmp-pdx, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. jmp-pdx

    jmp-pdx Out Of The Brooder

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    So I bought a tractor for our girls, no time to build our own. In the 'upstairs' do I need pine shavings on the floor or just in the boxes? My problem is the floor isn't solid, there's a slight gap between the boards for ventilation so pine shavings will just fall through and blow away, help! The gap seems bigger than what's on their site so ill,be totally wasting the pine shavings

    You can see the upstairs here http://thechickentractorcompany.com/Boarding.html sorry I can't post a pic from my iPad

    The 'downstairs' is a run area so I don't need anything down there... Thank you!!!
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2013
  2. Thecrispy1

    Thecrispy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    You could always use straw if the gaps are too big for pine shavings. Or you could also put down some screen under the shavings so that they wouldn't fall through.
     

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