Many Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Palmer64, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. Palmer64

    Palmer64 New Egg

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    Hi I'm new. I have a lot of chickens. I moved in a new house and there was a Rooster, Hen and eight babies. Now I don't even know how many. They lay eggs in places I cant get to and continue to have more chicks. Is there an easy way that I can contain them in a specific are that might not be difficult. Thanks
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    There are many ways to contain chickens. You could build a simple fence out of snowfence, hard-ware cloth, wooden boards, or possibly chicken wire (only use chicken wire in a predator-secure place, since it is very weak). A 4 foot high fence usually proves effective in containing chickens, unless they are gamebirds or bantam breeds that fly well.

    The best option would be to build a secure coop and covered run for your chickens. That will protect them from predators and weather, and it will contain them. For information on coops and runs, I would check out the Coops section of the forums: Coop Designs.
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    Bantamlover21 has given you some good advice. Good luck with your chickens!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the BYC flock
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Bantam Lover 21 stated it perfectly.

    Good luck and welcome to the flock!
     
  7. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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