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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

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    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

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    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

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    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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