coop conversion 4 bird coop and 2 tier rabbit hutch

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chews chooks, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. chews chooks

    chews chooks Out Of The Brooder

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    how many bird's of each size could i keep in a chicken coop and rabbit hutch linked togather as one big coop with a 3 metre by 1.5 metre run.
    pics will come
     
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  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Generally, chickens require 4 square feet per bird in the coop and 10 square feet per bird in the run. Smaller birds need less. These are not absolutes. If you have generously large run or if the birds forage freely, the coop might be smaller and suit the need adequately.

    More than anything else, the objective is to avoid overcrowding which results in feather-pecking and other destructive behavior and problems.

    Chris
     
  3. chews chooks

    chews chooks Out Of The Brooder

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    k guys got some pics

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]how many chickens can i keep in hear [​IMG]so what do you think. the run is home made will put more up about that soon if u want pleas tell me if this is the case
     

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