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  1. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it really needed for chickens to have a run if they are free ranged during the day and in a coop at night?
     
  2. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2007
    Massachusetts
    I think it is and this is why. If you need to contain them there is always the pen and that way they are still outside. Right now I am having daytime predator problems (coyote)and they are in lockdown for the time being. They hate it because it sure is not the green grass of outside but that is the way it is right now. I remember thinking the same thing because they would be out all day and then into the coops at night but I am glad I did put the run up. Just a little insurance should you need it.
     
  3. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good point! [​IMG] Hope they get sprung soon (and the coyote moves on) [​IMG]
     

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