1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a shed with a tounge & groove floor can i put a sheet of
    Plywood on the floor?
    Cheers Phil
     
  2. Molpet

    Molpet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sure.. in the States lots of people put linoleum (sheet flooring) over that and up the walls a ft to make cleanup easier.. even with bedding... wood does tend to soak up waste.
     
  3. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I use marine ply or outside ply
    Will this be ok?
    Cheers Phil
     
  4. Molpet

    Molpet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    most people are worried about the chemicals used to treat wood
     
  5. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure, but I would cover it with some type of flooring. I just used cheap 7/16" OSB and covered with sheet vinyl. My coop is 8 years old and it's still solid.
     
  6. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If i use a cheap piece of ply on the floor of my shed then shavings
    Will this be ok
    Cheers Phil
     
  7. ScottandSam

    ScottandSam I'm still here. Premium Member

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    I have used treated ply, and 3'4" subfloor. I coated both with blackjack 57 and it sealed the wood to water. The girls have not chipped it and Samantha even ran a snow shovel over it for a while to remove all the hay and that didn't even chip it. I building a dog house for 2 lgd dogs we picked up we will do hay bedding for them too. So I'm painting in some blackjack 57 on there floor too.


    Scott
     

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