Tips where I can not free range

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by robbradley78, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. robbradley78

    robbradley78 New Egg

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    I have 4 Barred Rocks and 2 RIR and I can't let them free range due to city ordinance. My coup is 4x4 top roosting area as well as a 4x4 lower area and 2-6' runs. One on each side. Is this enough room for them? It is not mobile. I am adding a run that I can let them get fresh grass and new area and close one area off at a time to regrow. Any suggestions?
     
  2. lovincolorado

    lovincolorado Out Of The Brooder

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    i grow pallets of grass for my girls, as I cannot risk them free ranging d/t predators, and they have picked their run clean of everything living.
     
  3. robbradley78

    robbradley78 New Egg

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    Great idea. Thank you.
     
  4. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    What do you mean by "pallets"?
     
  5. robbradley78

    robbradley78 New Egg

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    I just went to Home Depot and they gave me two small ones they were throwing away.
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lesgo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whats the best type of grass seeds to plant for the birds, winter wheat, rhy, fescue. clover. any tips are appreaciated. also great idea. thanks
     

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