1. Chicken Boy-17

    Chicken Boy-17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you need to lock the chickens in the coop at night if the pen has a ceiling of chicken wire?

    pics coming............
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2011
  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Missouri
    I would.....But depends on where you live and the know predators that you face. If the pen is under a tree...you can still have coons, and anything that can climb fit through and get your chicks.....also if the pen is not secure on the sides they can dig under or reach through.

    --laura--
     
  3. Chicken Boy-17

    Chicken Boy-17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 feet of wire on the ground, surroundn' the pen, no gaps, I beleive
     
  4. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I don't lock those in tractors up at night.
    It is better to have LGD and I do have one. Makes me feel much better.
     

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