Run flooring

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BallardDuck, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. BallardDuck

    BallardDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey - I thought I had done all the right research on this topic, so I went ahead and put down several inches of sand (sharp/soft mix) and then a layer of mixed pea and washed gravel. Upon further searches it sounds like this might be too hard on duck feet...? Appreciate hearing anyones experience with this!
     
  2. mandelyn

    mandelyn Overrun With Chickens

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    You want the pea gravel, the small round stones. It's the sharp driveway style gravel or other sharp stones you don't want their feet on all the time. If you want to test it out, walk barefoot yourself. [​IMG]
     
  3. BallardDuck

    BallardDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Mandelyn! Good pragmatic advice! Sometimes it's easy to get caught up in trying to sort out all the postings that one forgets to "think" for themselves!
    I can walk on all of it as the gravel is washed (smooth) as well as the pea gravel. Guess the next vote is the girls![​IMG]
     

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