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quarantine set-ups

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by KBlue, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. KBlue

    KBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Been thinking about muy future coop design and am trying to get some ideas for a quarantine area. What is your set-up? Any pictures would be great, as I am a visual person.

    TIA!

    If it helps any, we'd likely be converting a wooden yard shed to be a coop. Aiming for it to be around 100 sq ft. with a little bit o' storage space.
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I have a dog kennel with a Chick-N-Hutch (reinforced with plywood around the sides, airgap for ventilation allowed) inside it for a broody retreat/hospital/chick growout pen. It is very useful.

    Always place chicken wire or hardware cloth (better) around the base as an owl pulled a chick through the chain link holes once.
     

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