housing breeding pairs

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by minister man, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. minister man

    minister man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to house my birds in pairs, or indidually, depending on if they are breeding or a spare. How do you house pairs for breeding? floor pens? raised cages? I am thinking 2 ' x 4' for pairs and 2x2 or 3 for individuals what do you think? they are silkies.
     
  2. Wyandotte96

    Wyandotte96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think a 2x4 will be fine for a pair of silkies, if they are going to be in a coop put raised cages, but if not you would be better of with floor pens. Will the floor pens be 2x4 pens in a coop or chicken tractors?


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    Last edited: Dec 24, 2012

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