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chickens in the barn

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by maine egg man, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. maine egg man

    maine egg man In the Brooder

    Jul 12, 2008
    can chickens and horses be in the same barn or should they have there own coop away from the horse barn, we board the d/w horse now but we are looking to build new home with a barn in the spring
  2. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    My chickens have their own coop, but they LOVE to hang out in the barn!!! I now have a couple of "barn chickens" that refuse to go back to the coop. They do fine in the barn and the horses don't seem to mind a bit. My barn has a dirt floor so the chicken poo isn't a problem. If you have concrete isles, you may not want poo on it. [​IMG]

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