straw bale pen for chicks around garden

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

  1. jsanders

    jsanders Out Of 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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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