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What should I do?!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by KauAnnie, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. KauAnnie

    KauAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to a hotel about 2.5 hrs away from my home so I will be away from my home for about 18 hrs.

    I have my chickens in a small temp coop while I build their big coop, it looks like this:
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    Its very small, about 6-7 square feet.

    I dont know if I should lock them in while im gone or keep them out? There are pretty large rats and a stray cat.

    Please help
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    No neighbors?

    I would lock them in with lots of food/veggies and lots of water.
     
  3. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, I too would lock them in that coop w/ food and water. Better to be oversafe than sorry. Have a great time.[​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I would fortify with some hardware cloth, they are easy pickin's where the chicken wire is.
     

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