Rooster only pen help..

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by aurorarose25, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. aurorarose25

    aurorarose25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to have seperate cages for my LF breeder roos. How big does each cage need to be? Or can I put them all together?
     
  2. BoldogKennel

    BoldogKennel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the breed, but generally speaking you will want to keep them seperated to keep them stress free. Depending on your set up there are several ways to do it. Those with gamefowl generally tie them out with a shelter like a plastic bucket which has been modified. Or you can put them in "round" pens about 6' across. Actually, using a tie-out rope gives the bird much more space and access to fresh ground, but you will need a VERY secure area to do this in to avoid problems with domestic and undomestic pests.
     

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