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Help re. rain!
Mon 16-Nov-09
1:07 pm

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Hiya me again! My 2 chucks are currently having to learn to swim (!) as the amount of rain we have had has turned the ground they are on into a muddy slop which is getting worse and worse due to them constantly paddling in it. We cant move them as have no room. We have some large paving slabs and are planning to lay them and move their hut ontop  of the slabs to make them a hard-standing over winter. Will they be ok on this? With no 'normal' ground to speak off?

Mon 16-Nov-09
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We have the same problem too. I've just spread pea shingle in our run and the hens are loving it as they can scratch in it. The paving slabs would be fine as long as you leave some ground for scratching and put gravel on that.

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