1. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Kingman, AZ
    Thanks for the info!! At the size I will need to make the henhouse for the planned increase in numbers, I may try to go with a footing, then bury some rubble & rocks and have a firm dirt floor over that. I don't think I will have a problem with predators digging in, but a Redtailed Hawk has taken up a perch on a nearby ham radio antenna, so until the new ones I plan to get are full grown, I think I will need to keep them in a covered run.
  2. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Yup--going to need a covered run! Hawks will get even the largest hens...

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