1. ascoper2

    ascoper2 New Egg

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    I am getting 6 sex links, (my first). How long should I keep them confined before letting them free range?
     
  2. crazychickenwom

    crazychickenwom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It seems that many people recommend keeping the kiddos in the coop till they start laying. That way they are less likely to lay in the yard [​IMG] and hide their nests and so they know where to roost at night. That is what I plan to do anyhow. I am sure others will chime in with their advice. Will they have a fenced run until they are old enough to be outside?
     
  3. mikecnorthwest

    mikecnorthwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Coop
    I waited until they started laying so they knew where to lay. Once I let them free range I never had a problem with them laying anywhere but the nest boxes.
     

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