Growing grass in the run

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicken Egg 17, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what ur trying to explain thanks
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok a board would slide up and down to separate them on either side of it so the grass has a chance to come up the side that they are not on.
     
  3. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So ur meaning like a board would separate the entire run or I not seeing what ur meaning
     
  4. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes split it in two, it's ok I know I don't give the best directions
     
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    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that way the grass on one side would have enough time to replenish itself while the chickens are on the other side of the board.
     
  6. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well there run is 11 feet wide so I don't really no how that would work
     
  7. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how is your run built is it one long panel or do you have posts every so often
     
  8. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's too big Long dog pens connected together with 4 panels long and to panels wide which each panel is about 6 feet wide and 7 feet tall and there entire run is over 30 feet long and 11 feet wide
     
  9. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you could do a gate, one split in the middle and attached to the middle of the two inner ones, the run would be split exactly in the half, kind of like french doors, easier to span the distance, and that way they can be only be about 5.5 feet wide they would be lighter to open and close if they were made out of chicken wire and 2X4s then it could be any size you need it.
     
  10. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like that but how could I build those
     

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