The run is done...hen house done...

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by bawkbawkhens, May 21, 2012.

  1. bawkbawkhens

    bawkbawkhens In the Brooder

    Apr 10, 2012
    Holy hard work.... 12'x8'x8' 1/2" hardware cloth...metal roofing.... hens are loving it and the bunny has joined them... now to get the buggers to climb the ladder at night on their own...

    ...I will post pictures soon.... the sand has already worked out great...rake ....sift......dump.

    Hung a 30lbs feeder..and a 5 gallon bucket with chicken nipples...

    question however... feeder inside the hen house too?
  2. scooter147

    scooter147 Songster

    Jul 30, 2008
    I put my feeder outside during hot weather, say 85 degrees and higher. The hens simply don't like to go in to hot coop to feed. If the weather forcast is calling for rain I will leave it in. If it happens to not rain and it doesn't cool off it's obvious the feed was barely touched.

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