Breeding "Hutch" Question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by TK Poultry, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    ok so I think I have decided to build breeding hutches for my bantam chickens and call ducks this spring. How big should I make them roughly....
     
  2. Vanessabuffsnsilkies

    Vanessabuffsnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good question. Saw a hutch on craigslist 8ft long 28" deep and 5' tall, divided into 3 sections. Looked pretty good to me to put pairs or trios of bantams in.
     
  3. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    hmm how many should you keep in a hutch
     
  4. Vanessabuffsnsilkies

    Vanessabuffsnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Each section would would be 32"x28". Not sure if that would be ok. Seems kinda small...
     

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