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

    May 18, 2011
    S.E. Alabama
    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

    Mar 22, 2011
    SE Missouri
    That is plenty enough room for 6 chickens.

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