Building a coop for my lil chickies....i need suggestions!!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by gabarrelracer09, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. gabarrelracer09

    gabarrelracer09 New Egg

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    Hey!! i am about to get some little easter eggers and i would like some suggestions on how to build a coop. im only getting 5 or so. how big should nesting boxes be? how big should the actual pen and house be. im planning on having a coop and then a small fence in area for them to go out during the day and walk around in. i really dont know where to start and would love any advice
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  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    If you have not seen it, this is a great thread. Not all of it will apply to you, but pick and choose what does.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=140561

    If you go into the Learning Center at the tiop of this page, then go to FAQ, you can find info on nesting boxes and coop sizes.

    Good Luck.
     

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