Coop and run for bantams

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tjparker60, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. tjparker60

    tjparker60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I've seen hundreds of different answers for this question, but want to ask for myself! My coop is 6'x12' and the nesting boxes are not part of this as they are built out to leave the floor space open. My run is 16'x12'! How many bantams will fit comfortably in these spaces? Thank you!
     
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say 20-25 max, but also it depends on your weather and whether you can free range. If you have seasons of heavy rains or snow where they will want to confine themselves to the coop then start with fewer birds.
     
  3. tjparker60

    tjparker60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I think I'm sticking to 25 max!
     

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