run help needed

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by newtothis2011, May 11, 2011.

  1. newtothis2011

    newtothis2011 Out Of The Brooder

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    what do i use for the run area? clean loom ok?? what kind of sand do i mix in?? how much sand is needed?
     
  2. Smith farm

    Smith farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just the ground should be fine unless you have a drainage issue then you could build up the elevation with plain ol topsoil. THey may do it different up north but down here we just put up a fence possibly with flight netting on top and call it done. [​IMG]
     
  3. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How much room do you have?
    How many chickens you got? or want?
    Why use sand?
    See my BYC page for pics of my Coop/Run.
     
  4. delightfuld

    delightfuld New Egg

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    i would like to know about sand also. I have the coop built (8x8) and 8 chickens. I would like a 16 x 8 run. I didn't know what to put in this. for right now i have them running around with the dog in the woods. They love scratching at the dried leaves and finding all sorts of bugs.
     

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