portable pasture pens

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PattyO, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. PattyO

    PattyO Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2010
    I live in the city and have a relatively small fenced in backyard. I do have two side yards and of course a front yard. I would like to purchase a portable pasture pen for my five chickens. Would like to use them for natural fertilization, and pest control not to mention putting them in the garden in the fall. I love my husband but he nor I are very handy. Has anyone purchased a quality portable pen at least 6 feet long? Need to let the backyard rest and when they no longer are laying they will still be usefull.
  2. LeasureChix

    LeasureChix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2011
    Medford OR
    Could us use poultry netting? You can move it anywhere and set it up in any shape. If predators are an issue you can electrify it with a fence charger (solar, battery or electricity powered). I use and love them. They have their own fence posts that you just push into the ground. I also use them for my goats.

    Good luck.
  3. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2010
    My Pet Chickenhas a nice one called Daycarefor Chickens.
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Also check out the CraigsList ads in your area!

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