Breeding Coops/Pens Ideas

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ShadowsFIAL, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. ShadowsFIAL

    ShadowsFIAL Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Okay, so I am wanting some advice on breeding pens. I want to have 4 breeds that I want to work on, Dominique, Belgian Quail D'anver Bantam, Silver Phoenix, and Salmon Faverolle. I was thinking of building a 40'x 16' Building. It would have a 10'x16' Storage area/ Brooder & incubator area, and then ten 6x6 coops, two of which will be used for turkey and ducks instead of chickens. The other 8 pens will be for two of each breed. Each of the chicken pens I planned to have a 6'x32' Run. Does this seem like too much? I have looked at many breeding pens and they are much smaller. I plan to house one rooster and 6-8 hens. Any advice will be much appreciated!

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