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 Pens and Walks...for Gamefowl and Orientals 
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To those of you running out of material for pens( or just tired of building them), may I make a humble suggestion. Cords and barrels for stags and up. As long as the spurs are set, cords work wonders. As to stag/pullet pens...if you can find pallets of appropriate height, that have the slats what I call "off set" that is the slats on one side are not equal to the other side. This is so ventilation can occur without fowl escaping. Take 3 like pallets using 1 for back and other 2 for sides and connect. I use wood screws. Or u can take a solid piece of plywood for back and use just 2 pallets. If the plywood is cut and long enuff,( or use plates to connect them ) build several pens like so. A good piece of treated 2x10 or so added to front side and screwed just about 2 inches lower. Gives set up a bit of a slope. Take fiberglass piece and attach to pallets on top. 2x4" wire in front and cut out doors and you have a row of pens. You can add a wheel set-up to make it easier to move. I have seen this with pallets on top and rolled roofing painted white added. I just use white color fiberglass as I can get it for nearly nothing at friend of mine's place. Just a suggestion is all.
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June 21st, 2008, 3:24 pm
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Post some pics for us tojo. I think it is great the way someone can get on here and see just how many ways a person can go about housing fowl. Just be sure to caution people that tie cords need a great barrier fence and electric fencing around them or you could do like my cousin and come home from work to find a couple dozen drumsticks on tie cords.....

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AMEN :!:


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Thanks Tojo , ideas like this are really usefull.


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wanted to bump this up :|

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