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  1. Pollo Posada

    Pollo Posada Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a dirt floor in my run and even though I let the chickens, 2 ducks, and 2 goslings free range all day, their run is beyond disgusting. It stinks. It's gross and my poor Pekin ducks are a muddy mess. Advice with all of this rain in Maryland or is it just a hopeless mess until the summer?

    My husband bought me big rubber boots... that's his solution. Sweet! [​IMG]
     
  2. WKYChick

    WKYChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard others use sand, I was going to ask the same thing, we have had so much rain it gets nasty, so when my covered run gets complete, I am thinking about adding sand.

    I like to hear what others suggest [​IMG]
     
  3. Pollo Posada

    Pollo Posada Out Of The Brooder

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    I might create quick sand with all of the mud and sand together!!! Watch me disappear when I go out to collect eggs! HA!
     
  4. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    Ocala, Florida.
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  5. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    See my "fixing a muddy run" page (link in .sig below) for suggestions for a multi-pronged attack (which tends to work better than just doing one thing at a time)

    Good luck, have "fun" [​IMG],

    Pat
     
  6. Pollo Posada

    Pollo Posada Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome advice on the Big Ol' Mud Page!!! I am going to get on that if it ever stops raining! THANKS!
     

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