I have four young chickens in a coop with attached run. Coop is 16 sq.ft., run is 48 sq.ft., and filled with deep leaves and yard debris. The chickens seem happy, but I wonder if it would be better or healthier to let them free range in the yard on weekends (only time I'm home during the day). Aside from the obvious dangers (we have plenty of red tail hawk, ground hogs, raccoons, my own two dogs, etc.), I'm wondering how I'll ever get them back into the run before dark, if I let them out! Advice? On the dogs, they're held close to the house by invisible fence, and the coop is about 200 feet away. I doubt the chickens and dogs will ever cross paths, unless the chickens wander that far from the coop.