hannah ransom wrote:1.) I am slightly worried about the chickens getting out, especially because they would not be watched all day and not even always have someone home. Do they usually go back in if they go out? If I built something better than betting would it be a constant problem?
hannah ransom wrote:2.) Is the only way to effectively keep them in the ugly mesh stuff (so that they don't have something to fly onto and then over)? I don't care too much about looks, but it would be better accepted by others living on this property to have something that looks nice.
hannah ransom wrote:3.) If I did four paddocks, each being 1/4 of the part of the yard that is about 110'x55'x150'x75' (nothing is square here) how often would I have to move them?
hannah ransom wrote:4.) PREDATORS: this is the big one. I can not afford a dog, it would be way too expensive to feed.
hubert cumberdale wrote:dont be sad when you loose a chicken to a hawk. just think that hawk had to eat too and thats how the game works.
Walter Jeffries wrote:In fact, we silly people don't eat the guts of the chickens - dogs know that those are one of the best parts, it's where the vitamins and minerals are! Feeding the dog from your flock dramatically decreases the cost of the dog.
Kahty Chen wrote:Do you feed all the guts, even the lungs, gall bladder, and cojones ... and the head? Also, thanks for sharing the Kita hunting story, spectacular!