locked inside for the winter

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mykee, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. Mykee

    Mykee Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a Buff Orp roo who is an over aggressive mater, so has to live in a separate coop w/ run, which happens to be really tiny. We have about 1 1/2 feet of snow right now, which he won't go out in. How do your chickens get exercise in the winter?
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 12, 2010
    Safford, Arizona
    We dont have heavy snow here, built him a small pen, and he will come out when he wants too! . Or let him free range while hens are in pen. most chickens do well in snow.
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    My 6 stay inside a 6 x 8 metal shed.I open the door by 8am,but they won't go out.They eat,drink,lay eggs,and hop around the straw bales.
  4. Mykee

    Mykee Chillin' With My Peeps

    I do have a larger barn... It's not predator proof, but maybe I could set up something for him during the day.

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