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Bachelor Cages?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Backyard Bob, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. Backyard Bob

    Backyard Bob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking to create me some bachelor cages for LF roosters. Including Buff Orpington, Barred Rock, White leghorns. What sizes would be needed to keep the roosters happyish?

    Thank you!
    Circle J Farms
     
  2. loveourbirds

    loveourbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for large fowl i have made some 3 foot by 3 foot cages, they work great for single "extras". i move them about once a week so the chickens can get to fresh grass.
     
  3. Backyard Bob

    Backyard Bob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
    I will definitely keep that in mind!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    My Coop
    What do you do with them in the winter?
     
  5. loveourbirds

    loveourbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    usually i do butcher extras before winter, but for the ones i decide to keep; i just put the cages side by side and block the wind with plastic. mine are only 2 feet tall, the low roof keeps the chickens plenty warm.
     

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