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What to put in my new large pen

I have a pen that is not in use
And wondering what to put in it
Besides hens and ducks.
Its enclosed and safe wire and has a house that is large and off the ground.
My only worry is that it's way down my
Large garden and I have spotted a few foxes but the pen looks totally secure unsealed.

eire
Monday, September 28th, 2020

And sealed I meant.

eire
Monday, September 28th, 2020

Guinea fowl

Torsten Schulz
Monday, September 28th, 2020

If it’s big enough and plenty grass 2 store lambs and creep feed them and have them butchered locally for your deep freeze when they’re heavy enough

Doctorsroomghost
Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

I rather not have Lambs as too much laws as regards butchering ect... Was thinking something smaller to be honest.

eire
Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Quail.
From chick to butcher 8 weeks only, they start to lay eggs ~6 weeks of age. Yes, they are small but you can keep up to 3 birds/ sqft.

More in this article: http://myshirefarm.com/index.php/2017/07/17/quail-is-the-new...

oquailyfarm
Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Guineas and peafowl if the shed is big enough

Fintan96
Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Yes it's a big shed and space I have a guniea fowl and he is loud had a few complaints from neighbours. But quail never raised quail so will have to research.

eire
Friday, October 2nd, 2020


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