Will my girls be stressed?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Alte Vogel, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Alte Vogel

    Alte Vogel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I let my girls free range until this weekend. I had a Red Tail Hawk kill my sweet little EE pullet this weekend. A lot of tears were shed by me. Now I am afraid to let them out. I have 6 girls and a 10 x 10 sand run that also connects to a 10 x 10 pen that is under there coop. They have 3 foot clearance under the coop. The floor under the coop is concrete. It used to be a dog pen.

    Is the combination of the 2 spaces enough or will they be too stressed being confined to this? I don't want anything getting the rest of my girls.
     
  2. riverpilot69

    riverpilot69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is plenty enough room for 6 chickens.
     

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