Originally Posted by chicmom
I would get just four to start. (Especially if you're not allowed to have chickens in your neighborhood.) Make sure you get all hens. Not sure how big your coop is, or how much space they will have in their run, but you don't want to over crowd your chickens, because then they can become agressive towards eachother and crabby if they don't have enough space.
Yes, we are only getting 4, we have a small coop between the coop and the run we have 54 square feet, which should be plenty for 4 Hens ;).
Originally Posted by Chris09
Question for you,
What are you going too do when you are forced to get rid of the chickens since you are not allowed to have them where you live?
We've spoken to a friend of ours who live on a farm, that would be willing to take the 4 Hens for us if it came to that. But that being said we are hoping that will not be the case ;). We've talk to 2 of our neighbors and they are ok with us getting the chickens, the one behind us, we are not about, but they keep to themselves, and have 2 huge annoying dogs that bark constantly, so we are hoping that will be leverage, and we do live on a one acre property, that's enclose by 7 feet tall privacy fence.