What's the best floor for coop???

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mylittlefarm, May 14, 2009.

  1. mylittlefarm

    mylittlefarm New Egg

    May 1, 2009
    My husband laid a concrete floor inside our coop. Now he puts down straw and it sticks to the concrete and really hard to clean up now.

    What is the easiest floor in a coop to clean up?

    I'm getting ready to fence in more of our land so the chickens can have more land to free range, but they will still have to roost in the coop at night ,

    I want a bigger one, but surely there is an easier floor to help with clean up.
  2. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm a big fan of Sand... see my signature link on the topic
  3. spottedtail

    spottedtail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2007
    Concrete may take some effort to clean, but it's still the best.
    It's the only floor that's 100% predator proof.
    Lay a thin layer of sand before putting down the straw, That might help.

    Good luck

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