Can you help me build a pen :).

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RandAram, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. RandAram

    RandAram Hatching

    Oct 12, 2016
    Hi,I am thinking of building a chicken pen soon ,so I want to buy chickens (for the eggs) ,partridges(cause they are my countries cultural animal) quails,pigeons ,and guinea fowls (cause they can work as watchdogs for the rest, but the problem is that I know that partridges and quails shouldn't be close to chickens so can you guys make a design of a pen through the paint app on your computers on how it should be and how many meters it should be away from each other ,thank you for your time.
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! What country is your home? I'm not educated on the distances breeds should be kept apart so I can't advise you on that. I also don't have the computer skills to design the pen you are describing...sorry. Others may be able to help you out but they will need to know things such as how many birds of each species you are planning on raising at one time. Peruse our Coops Page to see if certain styles suit your desire. Best wishes! :)
  3. RandAram

    RandAram Hatching

    Oct 12, 2016
    hi thanks , I am kurdish but I live in sweden ,you can design it by going to start then type paint on search programs and files :)
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Howdy there, and welcome to Backyard chickens! I am glad you joined us! I can not currently drop everything I am doing to design a coop, but I would suggest looking at the coop link that redsox gave you, there are hundreds of coop designs there, and you just might find something that fits your bill! I hope you enjoy BYC as much as I have!
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You could also post on the other species threads to ask if they have to be a certain distance away from chickens.
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Oh, do yourself a favor and don't get partridge. I have them and they are demons, I swear. Most awful birds I've ever owned.

    Guineas, pigeons, and chickens though are all quite fun.
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Tons of info available on this site, including what types of poultry can be housed together. And there are loads of coop ideas and aviary threads. First, check out the Learning Center. And make liberal use of the search feature. There is everything you could ever possibly want to know available on this site, you just have to be willing to find it.
    There are too many factors involved for anyone to come up with an 'ideal' plan for you. Each species has it's own needs and space requirements, and what you can keep will be limited by the amount of property you have and the numbers and breeds that you want to keep.
  9. RandAram

    RandAram Hatching

    Oct 12, 2016
    ok thanks ,can partridges and quails live together

  10. RandAram

    RandAram Hatching

    Oct 12, 2016
    what is the most awful thing about them

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