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

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    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??

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  2. atikin

    atikin Out Of The Brooder

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    Wood shavings / straw
    Im not fully sure

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

    Nslangton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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