Show/breeder pen idea. Help!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by joe17, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    I am planning to make some of these cages to put in my pasture because my barn is getting pretty full. I live in Louisiana so it doesn't get freezing here. I have tons of wire left over and was wondering if I built the cages in this link, would I be able to put wire on the sides and back? Would it be to drafty or cold?
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=280575
    It's post number 3. I would put solid wooden floors and a galvanized roof with wire on the front, back, and sides. Does this sound good?
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2011

  2. chickendales

    chickendales Songster

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    this was an old rabbit hutch there box where they can sleep in on windy night on hot nights they sleep out on the whire
     
  3. Joe I use hutches similar to the ones in the link for when I have to put birds up for shows. I am in Middle, TN and it gets cold here but if I have to have someone in there while it is too cold I put hay down with shavings on top. I usually do not show when it is too cold.

    Good luck,
    Tisha
     

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