Chicken House Plans

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Namres, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Namres

    Namres Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone know of a good site for layouts for free range chicken houses for about 300 - 400 hens?
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I haven't seen plans for chicken housing for that many birds. I do know that there are places that can semi free range when there are a large number of birds. You need to taken into consideration predator control. It is very hard to free range that many birds, without losing some of them to any number of predators. It would be easier to house smaller flocks in large runs. Of course you would need to make many of these pens in order to get 300 to 400 birds.
     
  3. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there plenty of people that free range large flocks you have build a barn that is at least 30 by 50 for them all to fit with roosts feeder and nest boxes
     
  4. Namres

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    Quote:30 by 50 meters or yards?
     
  5. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:30 by 50 meters or yards?

    feet
     
  6. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that should be 2sqare feet per bird
     
  7. Namres

    Namres Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow...this is quite amazing! How many chickens are housed there? Guess it is fairly big!
     
  8. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:probly over 1000
     

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