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Multiple Free Range Coops

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by psrumors, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. psrumors

    psrumors Out Of The Brooder

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    We are thinking of having several mobile coops. The chickens will be free range. The question is, if we do this, will they go back to their respective coops or will they try to all squezze into one coop?

    I want mobile coops so I can pull them up to wated for clean out and pull them off into different directions of the property.
     
  2. ncCHICKS

    ncCHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they'll go wherever they want.
     
  3. psrumors

    psrumors Out Of The Brooder

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    that is what I figure....I just dont want to have 75 chickens trying to get into a coop built for 25...talking about a mess
     
  4. ncCHICKS

    ncCHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe you could build one LARGE coop, and then a smaller isolation coop with an attached run (for sick or new chickies). I wish mine could free range, but there are coons, opossums, cats, hawks and dogs licking their lips when I have supervised roams outside the run with them, imagine if I turned my back!
     

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