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  1. minifarmmom

    minifarmmom Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2016
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2017
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    You are right! At least four or five sq. ft. per bird, and a covered run that can be partially enclosed, maybe with clear plastic, in winter to block the wind and snow. Bigger is always better, and you've got potentially months of snow and winter to cope with every year. Mary
  3. BYCforlife

    BYCforlife Chillin' With My Peeps

    If they are free ranging, it would be fine, but considering the winter months, I think a 10x10' coop would do much better.

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