Right now I have 5 chickens, and have had about double in my "run" (fenced in area where the coop sits in the middle) and grass is growing in most areas, along wih high weeds that was hard to keep up with this summer. I have been reading about the deep litter method, and wanted some thoughts. 1) Is it better to keep the "run" natural with grass and occasional high weeds and poop everywhere 2) Or would it be okay to try the deep litter method? It would be alot of litter, but I like the thought of keeping the poop under control Problems-My chickens are not allowed to free range-Our dirt road is to busy for that, not worth the risk in my opinion- My ground is uneven and sometimes gets a bit muddy in a hard rain-Right now it is not covered, would that rule out the deep litter method? Thank you chicken pro's for your help in advance!