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Mulch in run?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Tracyree, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    I'm not loving plain dirt and our run is on a slope, so sand won't really work. Can you use mulch? What kind? How do you know if it's full of pesticides or something?
  2. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Last edited: Aug 30, 2011
  3. Honeysucklefeathers

    Honeysucklefeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2011
    western KY
    I put a bale of hay in mine, big round bale, pick some off and scatter in the run and let the girls scatter the rest of it. They break it up really fast and it's handy to put it in the coop [​IMG]
  4. swampcat

    swampcat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2011
    Brooklyn, CT
    I've been putting everything in our run. Right now we have shredded maple leaves, dirt, grass, and homemade wood chips.

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