1. mirandamommy

    mirandamommy In the Brooder

    Feb 29, 2008
    Central California
    My little flock spent an afternoon outdoors today. It was their first time and they had so much fun scratching and pecking the ground. We then moved them to their new home with room to grow! Do you close up and lock the door to your coops each evening? We will have an enclosed run but are afraid of something getting through the wire and then to the girls.



  2. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    I LOVE your little set up there. i never would have thought of that! I may just have to copy this Spring!
  3. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Welcome to BYC. Great set up!!
    To answer your question, I personally do lock up the coop each night, I've debated about leaving it open on warm nights, but I just know that I will sleep better if I don't have to worry and know they are secure.

    Good luck with the babies.
  4. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Welcome to BYC! I personally lock their pop door each night, b/c we have to many predators in our area. It's a personal choice. I definitely sleep better at night knowing they are locked in a secure coop.

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