Mud for coop floor?!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by x3Silksx3, Jul 9, 2016.

  1. x3Silksx3

    x3Silksx3 Hatching

    Jun 25, 2016
    For a long time now I have dirt for the ground, Now I want to keep my silkie's clean but it rains a lot and they try to find bugs getting them selves incredibly dirty on their face!!! I don't know what to do, I always change out my coop with hay but it keeps getting muddy and rotten! I have no roof to my coop, it was built a lonnngg time ago, i'm taking in consideration of building a new coop with a roof, the coop I have now has a BIG tree towering over them, its getting old, So worried it could fall!!! Anyways, I honestly don't know what to do... [​IMG]
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    IMO if you have the space and resources to build a new coop/run with a roof that would be the way to go. I would be worried about the old tree and the damage it may bring. And it would be impossible to remove a large tree hovering over the coop.

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