Sand Question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Juise, May 28, 2011.

  1. Juise

    Juise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We live on the West "coast" of Michigan, and pretty much all in sand. The only reason the run will have a dirt floor is because horses used to live there. [​IMG] Any reason I can't use the sand from outside in the coop?
     
  2. caspernc

    caspernc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We put our coop in our round pin.....full of sand. Great choise!!!! drains well and the chickens love the sand!!!
     
  3. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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  4. romadfox

    romadfox Out Of The Brooder

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    I had an abundance of washed quarry sand left over and put a deep layer in the run and under the coop. The girls love it! They take sand baths and find lots of cool bugs. I bring it pine needles and grass cilppings too to provide more scratching opportunities and of course, more bugs.
     
  5. Juise

    Juise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is more beach-type sand, the kind lots of dune grass grows in, (and don't I know it!)
     

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