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Question re flooring for coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by skhomer, May 12, 2011.

  1. skhomer

    skhomer Out Of The Brooder

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    We have enough Corian (white) left over to do the coop floor -- it would be nice for cleaning, but will it be too slick for the chickens and/or me? Other ideas? Linoleum or something like that?

    Thanks in advance for your help!
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2011
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    If you kept the corian covered with wood shavings, that would work out nicely for cleaning.......Otherwise it would get slippery.....
     
  3. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would use that commercial traction tape they use on stairs. Maybe a strip like every 3" inches, that would prevent slips, then you could put sand or something on top
     
  4. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    Personally, I'd toss a bunch of straw all over the floor. It's so easy to pick up clumps of straw, then rake & sweep if needed.
     
  5. jamband

    jamband Chillin' With My Peeps

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    corian....like countertop corian? it will be slippery even with shavings........Also conside the weight. Floors in houses need reinforcement before installing often
     

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