How tall do you think?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by steve78, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. steve78

    steve78 New Egg

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    Building new yard 30 by 16 no top. How high should my fence be? Thanks
     
  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    depends on your birds - most heavy breeds can't clear a 4ft fence unless motovated by a dog or other pred. Banty's can clear a 5ft with ease.

    I have heavy breeds & a 5ft fence - they never escape when I close them in.

    I also have a second group I keep in the garden - polish - they are pretty light & even with clipped wings daily fly out of the garden with a 4ft fence.

    If you really don't want them to escape - use a 5 or 6 ft fence & get large birds.
     
  3. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Clip the wings if scared they will jump twice as high
     

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