Question about runs

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by dr8goons, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. dr8goons

    dr8goons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive started building my run but i didnt think about something till now, Can the run be ontop of grass? I have a big filed that i was going to build the run on and its all grass with some mini trees in them. Would this hurt them? or is it ok
     
  2. poopcoop

    poopcoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is perfect, I think they will love you for that.
     
  3. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Don't worry about it. Depending on the number of birds and the size of the area, the grass will be GONE soon.

    Matt
     
  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Quote:Yes, they will love to eat the grass, scratch up the grass, and trample the grass. Your new run will soon have a floor made of dirt. Either way is fine.
     
  5. ridgefire

    ridgefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I planted some clover in their run this spring along with all the other weeds behind the barn. There is already a noticeable trail around the run that they all use.
     

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