Wire Mesh for flooring

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Catfish267, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. Catfish267

    Catfish267 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it okay to use 1/4" or 1/2" wire mesh for a brooder? This way seems easier than Pine shavings.
     
  2. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard of people using hardware cloth for flooring. I have seen it recomended by ag deptartments. The deep litter method is easy to keep clean. Just stir it around everyday and change it when it gets too fouled. I used about 4 inches in my brooder and it would stay clean for quiet a while.
     

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