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Starting Deep Litter on Established Lawn?-

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lkingeryrd, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. lkingeryrd

    lkingeryrd Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 6, 2016
    I live in the city. I just completed my coop 4'x5' attached to a 7x5' run. There is no floor. The coop and run rest on the grass. Should I dig up the turf and dig down a bit (6 inches) before I place pine shavings and other carbon material on the floor or is that just making more work for myself?

    All advice is welcome and appreciated.

  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2015
    no just leave it I would let let the chickens eat the grass first and then start the deep litter.

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