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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by DuckLady, Jan 13, 2007.
Is this the only coop/ enclosure you are going to provide for your hens? If so, I have a few friendly words of advice for you.
1. I would re-wire the entire thing using hardware cloth. Those holes are very large and lots of things can squeeze/ reach through. Its just a matter of time before your chicks become dinner for some predator.
2. You need a floor. Or at least wire, otherwise, a million things will be able to tunnel under and kill your girls.
3. You should put a "front" on the "coop" part. They will need more protection from the elements than you have provided. This will not protect them hardly at all from wind, drafts, and wet weather.
4. You have 5 girls? What are the dimensions, as it seems a pretty tight squeeze for 5 full sized hens.
I hope you are not offended, but if you want to do it right, and make sure your hens are happy, healthy and safe, I would definitely reconsider your design. Sorry for the negative news.....
Gosh, I wish you had posted last week. Himself took me to Portland for a day out and some shopping - we could have brought a couple of really nice ducks with us.
hope you find what you are looking for
Picked up 5 saxony ducklings from holderreads today, love duckies!!
Henry's dust bath.
My little bantum chick-what is she?
Too young to tell.
I can't deny I love big plump fluffy Orpington butts.... So cute... (not in a weird sick way, they just make me smile)