coop dimensions

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chittyn, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. chittyn

    chittyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my friends want me to build them a chicken coop they only have a small garden would 2x0.6x0.75 -metres- (hxwxl) be ok for 2 or 3 rhode island red large foul ?
     
  2. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well since I am not used to the metric system......I have no idea. let me see if I can convert here.... 2 meters would be 6ft.x 0.6 meters would be about 2ft and .75 would be about 2 and 1/2 foot so your sq foot would be about 12 sq ft and cubic 30 so if this is where they will live with no run it would be good for 2 maybe three chickens, however if you are going to have a run attached also meaning they would only sleep in the coup then you could have more no more than 4 total, but for what you are asking.....Yes it should be enough space.
     
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  3. chittyn

    chittyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes they will be in the coop for most of the day but we will be able to go outside for a couple of hours a day so it should be ok not too cramped because i was thonking the box could be 0.7 so the run would only be 1.3 metres is this still ok ?
     
  4. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sure it will be fine for 2 maybe 3 hens
     

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