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Horse stall for coop?????

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by rbriggum, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. rbriggum

    rbriggum New Egg

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    Will it be ok to use a horse stall for a temp coop? No there is not a horse currently in the stall lol. The stall size is 9'x12'. I can place chicken wire over the top and the rest is fully closed in. I will let the chickens free range during the day and be in the stall at night. I am not totally new to chickens. I had three RIR hens and one rooster last year. I still have my rooster, Conway, but ready to get some more hens. I am ready for my own eggs raised at my own farm. When I can get my pen built I plan to swap breeds to Buff Orps.
     
  2. Eggsoteric

    Eggsoteric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use one of my 12'x12' stalls in the barn as a quarantine area for any new chickens that I bring in. Since it's a quarantine area, they're not allowed to free range but it works out well for my needs.
     
  3. RaeRae2

    RaeRae2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have one of our horse stalls netted in, and that is currently my chicken house. We are designing and building a new area for them with an outdoor run, but for years our chickens have had a horse stall, and they free range during the day.
     

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