Protecting Silkies


11 Years
Jul 7, 2008
I'm gonna build a 6 by 8 chicken coop. I don't know how big the chicken coop will be because I don't have land yet, but am wanting it to be between a quarter of an acre or a half an acre that has electric fencing to discourage predators. I don't know how to discourage flying predators and digging preadators. Does anybody know how?
I would keep the silkies in a run that is covered. It seems like hawks love to go for silkies because they can't see because of that fluff on their head. If not I would provide alot of cover for them to run in or under to get away from hawks. Lock them up at night and things should be fine.

New posts New threads Active threads

Top Bottom