Chicken Run- Too many diversions?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Selkiee, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Selkiee

    Selkiee New Egg

    Jul 25, 2016
    Licking, Ohio
    Hi! Just got five chicks and finished their chicken run weekend. We just built a fence and redid some exterior buts if the house so I had LOTS of leftover pieces of 2x4 and 4x4s. I went a little crazy, abd built lots of perches and boxes and such for the run.

    I was showing pictures to a co-worker and she asked if there shouldnt be more room to run around.

    It's a 10'x10' run... in your experience is more open space better, or more perches and distractions?

    Thanks for the advice!
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

    May 10, 2013
    I'll be in the barn!
    Do you have a photo of your setup? I have a few different runs for my different chickens. The ones who are more like pets have nicer stuff like a swing, roosts, lots of open space, etc., But the egg layers have mostly open space.

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