[Market-farming] Pasture chicken run and racoons

Thomas Patrick Hurtgen hurtgenmeadows at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 10:26:34 EDT 2009


How do you find a working dog and how to care for and handle it.   
Thanks, Tom -- Hillsborough, NC

On Jun 9, 2009, at 9:37 AM, DreamThymeFarm wrote:

>
>> Hi everyone,
>> We just built our pasture chicken run, put the new layer pullets (5
>> wks) in there and bang, the racoons got three of them! The racoon(s)
>> dug underneath the frame to seemingly pull them out.
>>
>> Need ideas for preventing racoons from digging under the chicken run.
>>
>> Traumatized,
>> Margaret & David
>
>
>
> I can't stress the importance enough about good working farm dogs
> when you have livestock.
>
> Get a good dog. I have 11 working dogs on my farm and couldn't run
> the farm without them.
>
> Lynne
> dreamthymefarm.com
>
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