UK Bird Flu - moving free ranging chickens inside

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chris503632, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. chris503632

    chris503632 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,

    With the UK Bird Flu warning, I am planning on moving our 3 chickens into our green house for the next 30 days - its the only in door structure that we have. Its about 8 feet by 10 feet, so I think it is fine size wise, and we have never used chemicals in there, so it should be safe. There is a raised bed, giving them soil to dig through.

    My concern is that they are used to a large outside run - what can I do to help reduce stress and boredom. I was planning on hanging up lots of things for them to peck at, setting up a perch etc. Is there anything else I should be doing to help them adjust and reduces stress?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Sounds like you have it covered. They should be happy birds.
     

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