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Keeping chickens away from an area

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dirtydozen, May 27, 2016.

  1. dirtydozen

    dirtydozen Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have a suggestion on how to keep chickens away from a certain area? Our hens are locked down at night and are allowed to free range during the day. The problem is, they camp out in the carport and leave a mess with their droppings. I cant fence off the carport and the girls are used to free range. I hate to leave them on lockdown during the day but they are making a mess of things
     
  2. SilkieChickStar

    SilkieChickStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use omelette poultry fencing for mine
     
  3. SilkieChickStar

    SilkieChickStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's easy to put up and down and works well
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Is the carport the best cool and shady place?
    Maybe provide another place similar but closer to their coop,
    then start hitting them with the garden hose or a supersoaker to chase them out of carport.

    Downside of free ranging....they, and their turds, are gonna end up where you don't want them.
    Fence em in or fence em out.
     

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