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Linoleum on coop floors.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by farmerbrowne, Sep 20, 2017.

  1. farmerbrowne

    farmerbrowne Songster 5 Years

    What's everyone's experience with linoleum on coop floors? I thought it would clean easier but would be really slippery
     
  2. Natalie783

    Natalie783 In the Brooder

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    Not gonna lie, I have never had a linoleum floor before, but as long as you have enough bedding on the ground, it shouldn't be a problem traction wise. Also, once you install the linoleum, I would try and make sure that there are no cracks in it. That can lead to a moisture problem since moisture can seep through the cracks.
     
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  3. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist Premium Member

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    Following... I've been thinking about peel and stick tiles on my coop floor on top of the plywood, not sure if it's worth the effort, will it really be easier to clean? hmm...
     
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  4. Parront

    Parront Crowing

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    I have installed vinyl flooring in my bathroom that had texture, not slippery when wet. That might work for chickens. Remnants are cheap where I live, we just got more for $.50/sq ft to do my bird room. Even small parrots are messy! Chickens are easy, they are outside!
     
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  5. farmerbrowne

    farmerbrowne Songster 5 Years

    Lol not when it's 40 below out!!!!
     
  6. Parront

    Parront Crowing

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    I like sheet flooring in my house, all the peel/stick ones eventually start lifting in my kitchen, let alone in coop conditions!
     
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  7. Parront

    Parront Crowing

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    Nothing is wet @ -40! LOL
     
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  8. farmerbrowne

    farmerbrowne Songster 5 Years

    I know in my shack I live in, it's nice but I wonder about water and snow
     
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  9. Parront

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    I saved some pieces for brooder boxes, hoping to not have slippery surfaces for new chicks.
     
  10. SandyRed

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    I have used it in everyone of my coops! I do put plenty of shaving down. Its so easy to clean.
     
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