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  1. FunkyChickenButt

    Advice - Modified dog house

    Thanks 🙏 tons of dried leaves and things around for them. I may try to make a swing? Just want them to have a fulfilling life haha
  2. FunkyChickenButt

    Advice - Modified dog house

    Yes, it’s a corrugated plastic roof and is surrounded by 1/2 inch hardware mesh. I plan to put a roost about 3 ft up in the run as well. Do you all have any suggestions about other additions in the run? I feel like one roost is a little boring for them.
  3. FunkyChickenButt

    Advice - Modified dog house

    Thanks all, that’s really helpful. I moved from Ohio where winters are coooold but didn’t know if my California chickens would be chilled during the night at 40 degrees 😅
  4. FunkyChickenButt

    Advice - Modified dog house

    One d’uccle, one showgirl with satin feathers, and a silkie/Cochin with satin feathers so all have actual feathers. I was wondering if those gaps would be in my favor to help with ventilation in summer but negative in winter. I can definitely consider adding more ventilation next spring but...
  5. FunkyChickenButt

    Advice - Modified dog house

    Thank you for your thoughtful reply—very helpful. I’ve already learned the hard way so much in my chicken journey, it’s nice to get some advice before it’s too late!
  6. FunkyChickenButt

    Advice - Modified dog house

    Hi folks, Like so many other first time chicken parents, I bought a pre-fab coop. Like many others, I’m now building a replacement coop (picture below is in progress). I created a basic 8x4x6 run and have gotten a medium sized dog house to modify for the actual coop. I have three banties and...
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