Hi guys i hate to sound completely dumb founded but i am ...ive been up all night reading up on how to and what to use in their coop and coop run. But when i let them out in the day into the garden (chicken wire fenced area of 10x6metres) its grass!! ...but everyone is saying use sand.... so should i layer it all with sand arghh help! .... i dont have any chickens yet ive got the coop and my chicken fencing is almost finished so no chickens are at risk haha , Im going to use the DLM with shavings in their bedding and use straw in the nesting boxes. i should also mention that i live in manchester, england ...rain and more rain all year really lol xx any help is much appreciated!!