Run Suggestions on Asphalt Driveway?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by freemanj, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. freemanj

    freemanj In the Brooder

    Mar 6, 2015
    Hey all,

    so I recently moved into an urban townhouse and unfortunately our backyard is about 100% asphalt. I really want to put chickens in, but tearing up part of the driveway and planting grass and such seems a bit unrealistic. Does anyone have recommendations for what I could put in to make a small enclosed area, big enough to fit a coop and some space to roam around in? So far I've seen woodchips are doable... What do you think?
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    Welcome! I would use wood chips, but sand works well for some people too. Mary
  3. You can also consider sand. Drainage will be important with sand or wood chips. You may want to "block" in your area with either of those two choices.

    Wish ya the best.

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