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straw bale pen for chicks around garden

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jsanders, May 17, 2009.

  1. jsanders

    jsanders In the Brooder

    May 15, 2009
    Calera aka Minooki
    I am thinking about putting straw bales around my veggie garden to keep my dog and the rabbits out. Is there any reason I couldn't let the chicks play in there on sunny days?[​IMG]

  2. NancyDz

    NancyDz Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    The straw won't hurt them, that's what i use in the floor of my coop .. but they will tear up your veggies . I wouldnt recommend it for that reason... Also if there is not roof covering they would be very susceptible to hawks.


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