Chichens and Pigons together

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Andre Pont, May 27, 2011.

  1. Andre Pont

    Andre Pont New Egg

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    Can I raise chickens and pigons in the same coop. The coop will be tall enough for the chickens to have a roost off the ground. I could divide the coop with chicken wire with the chickens having about 4 feet at the bottom and the bottom and the pigons having about 4 feet at the top. I would rather have them all together with the pigons coming and going as they please. Thanks for any help.
     
  2. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do have mine together, but make sure you arrange it so the chickens can't get to the pigeon food/ nest boxes. Mine is just set up high were they chickens can't fly to. The only worry I would have with the arrangement you describe - the pigeons coming and going- would be them bringing disease in. I let mine out to fly some, but not 24/7.
     

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