Sand Experts - Advice PLEASE

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

  1. sab

    sab Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2010
    Ripley, WV
    Hey folks - I found a 55 gal trash can filled with fine sand for sand blasting. As in stained glass sand blasting. My hubby thinks it is coarse. I think it's fine. I'm pretty sure coarse would be for wood sand blasting and fine for glass. We got it several years ago. I remember us going to the block/masonry supply place to get it and them not having the fine fine sand I needed. So we got the finest they had, as I recall. My question is --- Is this sand too fine for use in the coop? Is there a sand that is too fine??

  2. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Use it. The birds will be fine
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    As in stained glass sand blasting.

    If it's been USED on stained glass assemblies, there is a HIGH probability it contains a lot of toxic lead dust
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2011

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