Line the floor with linoleum or a rubber mat first.
Dirt floor in goat barn aerate.
It makes cleaning very easy plus the dirt absorbs all the pee.
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The downside i just had to put about 2 of crushed rock in their pen and cover it back up with dirt because there was poor irregation and the inside of their pen was completely saturated with stuff.
Since a pole barn s only foundation requirements are in the footers for the poles the central dirt inside can be left alone.
I have a dirt floor in the goat barn and i love it.
The type of floor you will choose for a new barn will depend on the existing natural soil what materials are available to you and your budget.
The easiest pole barn flooring option is dirt.
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For several types of barns this is the ideal solution when it comes to pole barn floors.
I had dirt floors and wasn t happy with the drainage.
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Soil sand or clay.
If i didn t know better i d swear the animals are out there at night with super glue gluing it to the dirt.
A big con is that you have a big cleanout ahead of you in the spring and you.
I scoop out manure daily but i still had to deal with urine soaked straw stuck to the floor.
Once the dirt got compacted it was pretty well waterproof.
Dirt well draining soil really can be a good flooring.
The most popular options for pole barn flooring dirt.
I just scoop out the poop and pee every couple of days.
So when we moved i put wooden floors into the goat pen figuring the urine would drain between the boards into the dirt below and the dirt wouldn t get compacted because the goats weren t standing on it.
Since the weather was semi decent today i decided to clean out the barn.
What i love about it is it s like clumping cat litter for the urine and my goats poop in the same corner so they make it pretty easy for me to clean.
Keeping their barn clean.