building a coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by frodo, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. hello ya'll
    i am fixen to build a coop,never done it before.
    the building aspect of it is no problem. my concern is what i need inside,for the little darlings.i want 8 chickins, what type of furnishings will they require.
    do i need 8 boxs, how big, do i need to provide a
    perch for them. what type of floor, is screen to painful for there feet will 6x8 be big enough for 8
    man i got a lot of questions,
    can you enlighten me with knowledge
  2. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Songster

    Jul 7, 2008
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    first, they need a roost. they do not need 8 boxes 2 will cover them but you could have 3, and i don't think screen is too painful because that's what my friend has!

    ps yes that is big enough

    Last edited: Jul 9, 2008

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