5X5 pens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Teresaann24, May 3, 2009.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    How well will silkies do in a 5X5 pen? I was offered some pens that are 5X5 I am just wondering how good silkies would do in a 5X5 pen and how many to a pen?
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    5' x 5' = 25 square feet

    I think you could keep a couple - maybe as many as 3, but not many more than that without picking or aggression challenges.
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Ok thank you I was not sure how many you could keep in a 5X5 cage. I thought about making them for safe trips outside for younger chicks.
     

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