the monsson is upon us and my run is turning into a pond! Help!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by sodinedia, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. sodinedia

    sodinedia In the Brooder

    Jun 2, 2013
    I do have a sand floor in the run, so no mud, but it's getting quite water logged. Just today after and hour of hard rain and my hens are feet deep in water. The hen house is dry, thankfully, but doesn't have much room for walking around for all of them, some of them have gone into the nesting boxes for refuge. I just need a temporary fix to give them a dry floor just until the monsoon season is over in about a month.
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Put a roof on it and/or dig drainage channels to run the water to lower ground......if either or both are possible.

    Some pics of the run and the area all around it might help folks make suggestions.

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