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I feel so bad for them

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by my5hens, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. my5hens

    my5hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2011
    My girlies are always on lockdown. I wish they could just roam the backyard free all day long. But my dog would kill them (he actually already got one) and we have a hawk problem.

    They have to stay in their coop/run all day. At least it has a run for them.
  2. cybercat 2

    cybercat 2 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 28, 2011
    I am in the same boat right now. I have had free range birds for 11 years but now we're feeding an eagle family. Its sad..
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Maybe you could just let them out for a little bit each day, like an hour before dark, when you can watch them, and the dogs are in the house.......

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