Coop/Run for breeding bantams?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cherndon712, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    WY
    How big would I make it if I want one roo and 4-5 hens? I want to breed my Mille Fleur d Uccles and Porcelain d Uccles...Hopefully some silkies soon too!!!
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  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Here's our two Banty coops...

    Kid's Playhouse Coop (measures 78"x78"x78")...

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    Modified Chick-N-Barn/Yard...

    Barn dimensions: H: 46" W: 37 1/2" L: 45"

    Yard dimensions: H: 26 3/4" W: 45 1/2" L: 45"

    Frame dimensions: H: 24" W: 45 1/4" L: 82 5/8"

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    Hope this helps!

    Dawn
     
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would think that a 3'x6' area would be a good size for that amount of bantams. That would give them a little room so they're not tripping over each other all the time.
     
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Quote:I was thinking about doing something like that! A mini hoop coop. [​IMG] Thanks! Did you use cattle panels?
     
  5. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Egh what kind of wire did you use and what kind of fasteners?
     
  7. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    WY
    I love the hoop coop! I would be able to use it in the summer here, but during the winter I would have to go with the other one!!
    DH is going to LOVE that site, skeeter! He's a carpenter, so he'll love it more than I do!!
    Now that I have some ideas, time to get started!!
    Thank you!!
     

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