My coop to be!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Tikkajazz94, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am moving at the end of the month and My chickens are moving in a garden shed,

    I am going to do some work on it but I will take a before and after picture for all to see what i will do,

    I will tell you what Im doing first,

    1) I will make the runway There is a start of a fence there (Like one side).

    2) I will take the sand out of there

    3) I will make nest boxes to put in there,

    4) I will put sand in there for the bedding,

    5) I will put a hole in the side of a wall so the chicken can get out,

    now here comes The Q,

    Should I put straw or hay in the nest boxes?
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    I would put straw ,they might eat the hey:cd
  3. Heather J

    Heather J Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2008
    They eat straw too. I'm having to switch to pine shavings because my chickens eat the straw in the coop.
  4. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:I think each chicken behave diffrent,I don't know much? because I am new in chicken business too,but I never seen my chicken yet bothering the straw and they look happy to me with it.
    any way that's just what I seen so far.

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