hens in a neighborhood backyard... suggestions please!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by wjallen05, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. wjallen05

    wjallen05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2008
    North Georgia
    A friend contacted me and is wanting to get a few hens for his family, but they live in a subdivision. He only has room for a few (he has a privacy fenced backyard- but they won't be able to free-range as he is not "supposed" to have fowl in the neighborhood) so I was going to help him out and get some ideas for a coop/run big enough for about 3 or 4 small hens (probably Leghorns). Any pictures are appreciated- thanks!
  2. Countrywife

    Countrywife Corrupted by a Redneck

    Aug 20, 2009
    If his area is not zoned for poultry then the answer is don't get any. The fine for being caught with them is probably significant, and you can't actually keep them quiet- so he will get caught.
  3. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    There is always the Stealth Coop. They are expensive to buy. You could make one a lot cheaper.

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