Breeder pens

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Cloud9Farm, May 4, 2017.

  1. Cloud9Farm

    Cloud9Farm Just Hatched

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    I'm building seven 14x8 breeder pens with 4x8 roost and nesting boxes for rare breeds, all standard size. I'm hoping to have 5 hens and 1 roo in each does this sound right? [​IMG]
     
  2. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    that is enough space. You might consider somewhere to put the cocks one day a week. If you put them somewhere else for 24-36 hours or so it gives everyone a break and we'll raise your fertility.
     
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  3. Cloud9Farm

    Cloud9Farm Just Hatched

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    Great thanks for the advice
     

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