Coops close together?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Alexa6789012345, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. Alexa6789012345

    Alexa6789012345 Hatching

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    Hi!

    Possibly a dumb question. I would like to start keeping in our backyard, however, our neighbor two houses down has a large coop with many chickens and a turkey.

    Can I build a coop in my yard without building a privacy fence? Will it stress them out or make them act weird if they can see and hear other chickens?

    THANK YOU!
     
  2. Wilmer Gehman

    Wilmer Gehman Songster

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    do your neighbors let their hens and turkey free-range? if they do you might need a fence, as chickens will wander. but if they don't, I'm sure if you get chickens, they will be fine.
     
  3. Alexa6789012345

    Alexa6789012345 Hatching

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    Ah, that makes sense! We will probably supervise them if they are out of the run, so hopefully that will solve the problem. Thanks!
     
  4. Wilmer Gehman

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    Do your neighbors let their hens and turkey have free-range? if so, it may be best if you build a fence, because chickens like to wander. if they do not, I'm sure your chickens will be fine.
     

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