Sand or Decomposed Granite?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by buggie, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. buggie

    buggie Out Of The Brooder

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    I have access to both which would better for my run and chickens?
     
  2. farmer_lew

    farmer_lew Hi-Tech Redneck

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    Sand. The decomposed granite will become too compacted for them to scratch and they can't dust bathe in it, either. The decomposed granite would be great for a walkway or path to and from the coop/run area to your house, but I would not use it in the run.
     

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