Red sex links and confinement

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kwgrid, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. kwgrid

    kwgrid Out Of The Brooder

    May 17, 2009
    Central Mississippi
    How do Wyandottes and red sex links (especially the red sex link) do when confined to a fairly small pen area? The area is outside and approximately 12x17 or a little bit larger than that. It's not a perfect square or rectangle. I have a large backyard but they can't roam free (unfortunately).
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    It looks to me like you have 5 birds. In a 12 x 17 space? Sounds great to me.
  3. flymamma

    flymamma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2009
    Unless that is 12 inches X17 inches [which obviously would not be okay].... you are fine with only 5 birds in 12feet X17 feet . I have 11 birds in and 10X12 space it is almost 6 feet tall so they have an "upstairs" coop with nest boxes... So almost double the 10X12 . The neighbors behind me like to keep dozens of feral cats, so they can't be free range.

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