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chicken lounger

low budget chicken enclosure update


I don't think the new chicken enclosure is working out.

It's been about 2 weeks and there's no sign of any chicken lounging.

We changed the location a few different times and still no takers.



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Think it would be any better if it was off of the ground? Maybe just a foot or two?
Comment by Jeremy Fri Dec 30 07:12:20 2011
I like that idea, and I think it'd work for a lot of chickens. Our Sussex are odd, though ---they're not keen on perching, even in the coop. I suspect that's why they're so inclined to just bed down outdoors.
Comment by anna Fri Dec 30 13:11:36 2011





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