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#16 UncleWillie OFFLINE  

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Posted February 20, 2013 - 12:30 PM

Marl we let ours free range during the day. We do have foxes and coyotes, but they aren't a problem during the day. At night they are locked up.



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Posted February 20, 2013 - 07:29 PM

Right on Wagon,  I understand. We live on a river, a nature corridoor and apparently the word got out to them foxes and hawks too .  One fox came in right around mid- day, and swooped up a hen right in front of us.



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Posted February 20, 2013 - 07:59 PM

We haven't lost any to hawks. I wish we could leave the dogs out while the chickens were loose, but they like the taste of chicken too much.



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Posted February 20, 2013 - 09:24 PM

I hear ya Wagon, but we trained our husky to guard the chickens. Never in a million years would I have thought that was do-able.



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Posted February 20, 2013 - 10:16 PM

Our big dog I think would do it. The other two no way.  The new dog tries to get them thru the fence. I am about to give him a lesson in manners. All I have to do is catch him.



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Posted February 20, 2013 - 10:18 PM

  We do have foxes and coyotes, but they aren't a problem during the day. At night they are locked up.

 

How do you get them to go into lockup??   :bigrofl:



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Posted March 23, 2013 - 10:26 AM

So, I know it's been awhile, I was in no hurry to get the coop finished because it's too cold to put the chickens outside, but here are the final results...
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And yes, the 1254 pulled it. I had a little bit of a traction problem (the wheels on the coop don't do much so I was pulling it on skids) but overall I call it a success.
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Posted March 23, 2013 - 05:52 PM

That really came out nice. You need some ag tires to help you with traction.



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Posted March 23, 2013 - 05:59 PM

Man, I'd love to be a chicken at your house! That's a cool place to live!



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Posted March 23, 2013 - 06:22 PM

If you just bang on the coop and get the birds to flyin', it'll pull just fine.


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 10:03 AM

That turned out real well, glad the 1254 pulled it. :thumbs:  Those chickens are gonna love their new place :-)






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