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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ericmcginn5, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. ericmcginn5

    ericmcginn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a cop that is 8 feet long 4 feet wide has a 8 foot long roster bar
    can i have 5 sex link chickens and 3 amaricanas becouse amariconas our snaller
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You'd be pushing it for space in that coop.....what other space do they have, like a run?
     
  3. ericmcginn5

    ericmcginn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no my run is 8 feet long and four feet wide with two nesting boxes off the ground and a 8 foot rosting bar but the run is off the ground and the chickens our let out every day after 2 they dont live in the coop
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Are your run and coop the same thing? usually the coop is the "house" and the run is the "yard". If that's all the space you have total, that's going to be too many birds, even if you partially free range. I'd limit it to 4 hens, myself.
     

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