4' octagon coop can fit 19 chickens, does this sound right?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ncCHICKS, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. ncCHICKS

    ncCHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Hope Mills, NC
    I am making plans for building a chicken gazebo. I am wanting to make it in the shape of an octagon and have each side 4'. My, and a few others math shows 19 chickens! Does this seem right?
  2. TillinWithMyPeeps

    TillinWithMyPeeps Waiting for Spring...

    Aug 22, 2008
    Yes, that would be a little over 4 square feet per bird which should be fine.

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