1. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    The run is almost done. Just needs a door and chicken wire on top. Any opinions and suggestions would be welcome.

  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    I have a chicken tractor with wheels and the run is terribly inaccessible. I will be replacing the top of the run with chicken wire panels with hinges so that I can open the sections of the top to easily access the chickens if needed. After having to climb through the door at the end of the run, I will not be doing that again. I highly recommend making the run accessible from the top more so than the end.

    I can't tell how high your run is though, and so my suggestion may not be applicable.
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2012
  3. prescott2k

    prescott2k Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 10, 2012
    Dixon, CA
    I agree with nurse_turtle. The more accessible you make your run, the happier you'll be come cleaning time. Also, if you somehow end up with a hurt or sick chicken, it's nice to be able to get to them without having to struggle with your coop (the bird will probably give enough of a struggle as it is lol).

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