Big Coop or individual pens?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Animallover606, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. Animallover606

    Animallover606 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get a coop for my birthday [​IMG] but I need to know if I should have indidual breeding pens or just one big coop. I have these to show and for looks and because I like them.......... so what do you think would be best? Have one big coop and then a few weeks before the fair put them in them in their own cages or something else? Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. chickenfarmer17

    chickenfarmer17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you are planing on hatching separate them if you are not just 1 big coop
     
  3. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are wanting to hatch some eggs I would personally go with breeding pens, but if not then one big coop would work to [​IMG]
     
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    One large coop sub divide into interior pens with separate runs coming off it outside. 1 building you lock up, maintain, and clean and heat.
     
  5. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    I have one big coop for laying hens, and seperate small coops and runs for my breeding stock. It works out really well.
     

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