hillside run???

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chicks4fun, May 17, 2009.

  1. chicks4fun

    chicks4fun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been looking at coop and run pictures on this site and it seems like they are always on flat ground. I mostly have hills where I was thinking about putting my run & coop. Can anyone tell me if I will end up with big problems if I put a run on a hillside? I have a flat area but it's too close to a creek and I would worry about high water if I put my chicks there.
    I could use some wood and put in some walls for flat areas if that would help.
    Any thoughts on the pros and cons?

    Thanks
     
  2. Chicken03

    Chicken03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Putting the run on a hill should be fine. As long as it doesn't get flooded if it rains really hard you should be fine.
     
  3. chicks4fun

    chicks4fun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.
    I think maybe I will terrace it to make some flat spots. Maybe I can put a partial roof to keep some spots dry too.
    As usual my project is growing before I even begin.
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