Chicken Coop Question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Poler, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Poler

    Poler In the Brooder

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    How much space is a good area for each chicken. I'm not doing free ranging and I want to keep them confined, but how much space is comfortable, per bird?
     
  2. jpajcoll

    jpajcoll In the Brooder

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    3-4 sq ft per chicken. Thats about how much that you will need for your chickens to be comfortable
     
  3. CritterHill

    CritterHill Songster

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    I have heard 4 sq ft inside the coop per bird and 10 sq ft in the run per bird. My understanding is that those are considered minimum numbers if you aren't free ranging.
     

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