Rotting stump in run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jackson41, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. jackson41

    jackson41 Songster

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    Is it ok to put a rotting stump in the run for the girls to peck at? I hope so they SURE are having fun getting the bugs!!!
     
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2010
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

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    They should enjoy it

    It may also have termites though.
    That could be bad if your coop isnt treated material
     
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  3. PunkinPeep

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    you bet!
     
  4. jackson41

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    Thanks, Our Cuckoo Maran didn't want to go roost she was so into the stump!! I'm always trying to find fun things to keep them busy. Termites aren't a problem in our area.
     
  5. One rotting stump = hours of bugs and enjoyment for chickens! I wouldn't worry too much about termites. My girls think they are TASTY and I doubt one would ever make it over to the coop alive!
     

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