Just setting up my coop for 1st time...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenKelly, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. ChickenKelly

    ChickenKelly Out Of The Brooder

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    I am going to place it under an oak tree. Is it ok for them to eat or peck at acorns? Also, what should I put on the ground and in the coop? I've read sand? What kind from the beach? I live in FL that would be easy! Or pine chips? I'd love recommendations.

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  2. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Sand in the run, pine shavings in the coop.
     
  3. ChickenKelly

    ChickenKelly Out Of The Brooder

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    Where do I get the sand or pine?
     
  4. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Well, you can get pine shavings from a pet store if you don't have a feed supply store around, and sand you can pic up at any hardware store, toy box sand would work... or have a yrd or 2 delivered... depends on how big your run is going to be.
     

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