My temporary play space

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by eds500, May 14, 2011.

  1. eds500

    eds500 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2010
    Raleigh, NC
    I live in a city so I can't free range my 6 chickens but they have a 10' x 10' fully enclosed run which is ample by square footage requirements. I give them scratch, hang apples for them to play with and give them treats when I can. But I feel they are either antsy or bored sometimes so I created a temporary play space that is movable using step-in electric fence posts and safety fence. The chickens went nuts when I opened the run door. They were eating, scratching and digging like I've never seen. Unfortunately I had to leave so I corralled them back into their run but they got about an hour of play time. They were not happy when I put away the fence and they let me know it [​IMG] . But I know they will be happy when they see that orange fence again.

    Last edited: May 14, 2011
  2. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    Very sweet [​IMG]
  3. dkvart1

    dkvart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    good solution to give them some play time!

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