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by Sue
Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: ADVICE requested re size of chicken run
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

Re: ADVICE requested re size of chicken run

Thank you for all your comments, I think my hens will be fine in their run with regular free ranging in the garden. I'm going to use hardwood chips in the run, so they can be hosed down or changed as necessary and it will also be easier to collect the droppings on a daily basis and top up as necessa...
by Sue
Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: ADVICE requested re size of chicken run
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

Re: ADVICE requested re size of chicken run

That's great if you have that much room, but I only have a back garden unfortunately and want to keep some of it chicken free for my dogs. There must be a lot of people who keep hens and who have even smaller areas that me! A country garden surrounded by electric fencing would not be a pretty site a...
by Sue
Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: ADVICE requested re size of chicken run
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

Re: ADVICE requested re size of chicken run

Thank you for your reply. Following on from there, what would your ideal size of run be for 6 birds, or the other way around, how many birds would this size run be suitable for?
by Sue
Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:03 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: ADVICE requested re size of chicken run
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

ADVICE requested re size of chicken run

I have a chicken house with attached run being delivered in early March and also have 6 hens ordered to be collected the following week. I am starting to worry that the run is not large enough for the 6 girls, as there seems to be so many different opinions on the area required etc. My hen house is ...

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