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

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    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

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    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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