run pictures please

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by joshremlin, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. joshremlin

    joshremlin Out Of The Brooder

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    Ive always let our chickens roam with work being done on the garden its forcing me locking them in a run with some roaming time as and when I can so id like to see some runs for ideas on roofing it and what to have in it to keep them happy hens

    Cheers Josh
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    Well, here is my coop page, it goes through the evolution of my run.


    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/my-coop-journey


    In a run it will probably turn to only dirt.

    Options are:

    1. You can plant stuff on the outside of the run so that the chickens can eat and leaves that grow into the run.

    2. You can also make grow frames. These look like a picture frame, with wire where the picture would be. The frame protects grass or grain seeds so they can sprout up and the chickens can only eat the tops of the leaves.
     
  3. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Details on My Coop Page.

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  5. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    that really looks like at raptor sitting on top of your run!
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    It is a raptor, juvie coopers shopping for dinner 2 days after letting chooks into run, proving I needed a mesh covered run.....cause everyone was teasing me about wanting one.
     

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