Just got my chicks. I started with 3 Ameracaunas (EE) pullets and got 7 free (5 BR and 2 mysteries) when I bought my chick starter. It looks like 4/5 BR are cockerels so I wanted more pullets. My EE are questionable, two look like they have a big comb at 2 weeks old (feed store said would refund if become cockerels). I picked up 3 two week old chicks from a neighbor. 2 guessing pullet (buff Wyandotte) one guessing cockerel (buff Cochin) but time will tell. Finally got 4 more today, 2 RIR pullets and 2 New Hampshire pullets. All chucks except neighbor cone from belt hatchery. We built our chicken coop and are finishing the extended run 24' x 15'. With bushes and mature trees in the run. Any suggestions on how to help protect against predators with large run would be helpful. We have few predators mostly red tailed hawks, owls, and opposums.