Poultry slats

davieogrutha

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Livestock Farmer
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Orkney
Look to get some poultry slats. Have 300 laying hens so looking for around 50 1200x600 slats to go under perches. What's a good slat? and what's a bad slat? And where is the best place to get them from.
Any help much appreciated.
Thanks
 
Look to get some poultry slats. Have 300 laying hens so looking for around 50 1200x600 slats to go under perches. What's a good slat? and what's a bad slat? And where is the best place to get them from.
Any help much appreciated.
Thanks
Big Dutchman slats are very good. I believe they’re approximately £20 new (that was a couple of years ago) so are probably more. I would try get them second hand.
 

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