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Best Run Setup

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by slkyldy4evr, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. slkyldy4evr

    slkyldy4evr Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I have seven silkies that will be 19 weeks old on Wednesday currently have a 32 x 24 run and I was wondering what I could put in the run to make the chickens happy (roosts, swings...?)
    They already have their food and water outside hanging from the frame.
    So a few questions:
    What would they like to have in their run?
    Will they be okay if their chicken door to their coop is open when it's 37degrees F outside?
    What's a good way to cover their food so it doesn't get wet?
    Any answers would be great!:D
     
  2. tinakevin

    tinakevin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 silkies. I live in nh where it's very cold out right now and I open the coop door to their run every morning. I figure if it's too cold they won't come out but to my amazement they do every morning. It's been 0 degrees and colder. They don't like the snow or wind but if it's cold and sunny they r fine.
     
  3. slkyldy4evr

    slkyldy4evr Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
    I decided to keep mine in the coop for right now just to be sure:)
     

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