Emergency run being built.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Ms Steak, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. Ms Steak

    Ms Steak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi.

    Up until now my chickens have been totally free ranging, but two of my naughty dogs have decided they want to chase them, and I am worried they could get hurt. My son and I are building a run out of 6 ft by 3 ft aluminium panels. There is enough to make an outdoor run measuring 15 ft by 21 ft. Is this going to be big enough for them?
     
  2. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    You don't mention how many chickens you have, so it is impossible to advise you on whether 15' x 21' will be adequate.

    Jim
     
  3. Ms Steak

    Ms Steak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry. I have seven chickens. 5 large fowl and 2 normal size silkies.
     
  4. TXchickmum

    TXchickmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    -sounds like the sq. ft. is plenty.
     
  5. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    You are building 315 square feet. 70 square feet would be a minimum standard, so you should be fine.

    Good Luck!

    Jim
     
  6. Ms Steak

    Ms Steak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Jim. I hope we get the best part of it done tomorrow.
     
  7. Ms Steak

    Ms Steak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woops, and thank you too TXchickmum.
     

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