breeding pens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rollkeeg877, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. rollkeeg877

    rollkeeg877 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what do your guys breeding pens look like i want to make one for my ameraucanas instead of breeding them in there huge pen
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine is 8' by 6' or something like that. Divided into three pens. Each pen is 2.3 feet wide and 6 feet long. I keep brahmas in mine. I can get pictures later.
     
  3. rollkeeg877

    rollkeeg877 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you also how tall does it need to be
     
  4. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say at least three feet
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I have breeding pens and I made the mistake by not making them as tall as I am (5'7"). That was the worst mistake of my building of the pens. I HATE to keep ducking down to get in and ducking down to get out. I will never do that again. :he
     
  6. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I guess it all depends on how you design them. If you make them rather large as far as sq ft is concerned I'd make them tall enough for you to stand. How tall you make them also depends on if you want perches too.
     

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