what should I put on cement run?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by scorwin, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. scorwin

    scorwin Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 4, 2011
    My coop is being built inside my garage and will open out into a chain-link dog run that is cement. What footing would be best to put on top the cement?? I will also want to somehow extent the run out onto some of that dirt and grass area. Probably not with chain-link but with something?? Any suggestions?? Maybe I should just make a chicken tractor to have too??



  2. atikin

    atikin Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2012
    New Zealand
    Wood shavings / straw
    Im not fully sure

    hopefully someone else who has had experience will know
  3. Nslangton

    Nslangton Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2012
    What kind of soil do you have? I would use either sand or pine shavings. It depends what you could use better. I have sand in the run because our soil is all clay. I add it to different gardens and for the berry bushes. I use shavings in the coop and use them to keep weeds down in the woods. I would use whatever will be of the most benefit to you.

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