To floor, or not to floor?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Happytat, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Happytat

    Happytat New Egg

    Nov 26, 2011
    I am about to begin building my first chicken tractor. During the planning process of the elevated coop, i started thinking about how i would clean it. My mind jumped to pull out boards first, then, I thought, why have a flooor under the roosts at all? The tractor would be in the feild (NOT the yard), so dung would not be stepped in; and the coop will be in the run, so predators could not get in. I just thought i would ask if this would pose any problems to the chickens' health.Thanks!
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

    Oct 3, 2011
    My Coop
    It wood be colder since its on the ground. And predators could still get in.

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