1. atlanticchicks

    atlanticchicks In the Brooder

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    Where we live is all hills. I was looking today where we could put a coop and run and there is no flat ground! I know the coop will need to be level and can deal with that, fencing etc, but I was wondering is it okay to have the run on a slope? Will the chickens not bother going down it and therefore making it bigger downhill is a waste of time? Or will they go down the bottom and not be able to/want to get back up?
    Everywhere I see has chickens on flat land.
     
  2. Living_Legend

    Living_Legend Songster

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    My Coop
    Completely fine. You don't see it because I am sure its harder to build and make Predator proof.
     
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  3. cholland

    cholland Songster

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    They do fine. Mine are on a slope. I have logs and large branches going across the slope to help keep things in place. Whatever you put in there will end up at the bottom.
     
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  4. I have a run on a slope and the chickens love it, they go racing up the slope like they are going to lift off and fly!
    Its cute...
     
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  5. PollosMama

    PollosMama Chirping

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    We have a run on a sideways slope. Here's a picture of the beginning of building. They don't seem to mind. 20180317_180209.jpg
     
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  6. atlanticchicks

    atlanticchicks In the Brooder

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    I have a feeling we'll have to build our own as well-too much to do to a bought one to make it slope proof so might as well make it to suit us.
     
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