building a pen?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by jimmythechicken, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    going to be starting to build my pen i have 6 turkeys an 2 peacocks .i was thinking about 30ft by30ft an maybe 10ft tall with wire fencing on the outside what should i use on the top netting or wire?is this big enough?any info will help.i was going to drag some huge tree braches for them to use an build around them.
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I have 7 white chineese geese in a 40 x 30 pen/run and wish it was bigger - so do they when they squabble. If you can build it bigger. Mine even freerange most of the day 8 to 10 hours worth of it.
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    Quote:Wouldn't keep peafowl and turkey pen together. Had a Tom kill a peacock, they were even raised together, came breeding seaon is when he killed the peacock.
  4. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    thanks for the heads up deerman i will keep my eye on that we have two coops so i can seperate them during breeding time.
  5. ranit

    ranit Songster

    Apr 14, 2010
    I prefer netting on top - much more forgiving to their heads if they fly into it.

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