Rooster Houses--Who Uses Them?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Peaches Lee, May 24, 2011.

  1. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Songster

    Sep 19, 2010
    I would love to see some pictures of rooster houses or setups for roosters or a "bachelor pen" as I have heard them called on here. Anyway, thanks so much.
  2. jtbrown

    jtbrown Songster

    Mar 30, 2011
    Southeastern Ohio
    I too am interested in this so I will be riding along. Thanks.
  3. Kudzu

    Kudzu Songster

    Mar 27, 2011
    Take a drive thru back road Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama and you will get an eye full
  4. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Songster

    Feb 5, 2011
    Central, LA
    I'm in Louisiana, lol... Ideal sent me 14 roosters with my order for warmth. It's working well, they free range a lot. The pen is about 5 x 10, it was a home-made kennel or something, it was on the property when I moved, covered in vines & weeds. so I recycled it and added wire to the top & bottom and for predator protection. I also put a roof to keep them out the sun.

  5. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I don't have a pen or a coop but I plan on using one of my 12x12 extra stalls in the barn for the roos untill I decide which one I will keep. My Big BO roo got taken by a bob cat a wk ago. I have 2 batches of his chicks one 11 wks old and another 5 wks old. The only thing I plan to add is a auto waterer and a few roosts.

  6. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Songster

    Sep 19, 2010
    I completely forgot I made this thread, so I'm reviving it with some new questions that can hopefully recieve input.

    I've seen some people keep roosters in like 50 gal drum barrels and attach the roo to it via a rope, or something. There is someone on here (BYC) that breeds, Aseels I think, and noticed they had their roos tied. What do you use to attach your roo to his house? Where do you find it?

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