1. Can I put chickens in the same place as cats are?
  2. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Songster

    May 3, 2007
    North Central MS
    NO! Cats will kill every one
  3. Are you sure
  4. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Cumming, Georgia
    my cat loves all my chickens and chicks...she kinda thinks she is a chicken
  5. tataharris

    tataharris Songster

    Jul 28, 2007
    Calvin, Oklahoma
    My cats leave my full grown chickens alone. I wouldn't trust even the best cat with small or baby chicks....
  6. azelgin

    azelgin Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    S.E. AZ
    Probably depends on your cat. Our chickens annoy our cat so much and he wants nothing to do with them. He was interested in the chicks when it was one on one, but when they ganged up on him he chickened out.
  7. Ok, right now the chicks are 11 days old,
    I will put them in july 31 hopefully,
    would they be at the age good to put them togather
  8. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    I'm confused (my normal state of mind [​IMG])...are you wanting to keep house chickens in with house cats or cats in the coop with chickens or free ranging the chickens with outdoor cats?

  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Depends on that cat. My house cats are used to the babies being around and they don't hurt them. I have an outside that just showed up and I was about to trap him but he proved his worth by rescuing Turk from a Road Runner and several others from an owl. He hasn't hurt them, he is great with the babies, but other cats I wouldn't trust until they proved themselves.
    I'd stay with them if you are going to try and put them together. Just sit where you can see if the cat goes into stalking or "playing" mode. Sometimes they think the younger birds are toys and when the they run or fight the hunting instinct comes out, it's only natural, that is what cats do.
  10. Ok I want to put chickens with the cats, Its a garden shed!

    It has cat door to go out side, that will go, Im putting a runway up,
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