1. bullydog

    bullydog Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 12, 2008
    My coop is now 6'x6'x6'. Thats 216sq ft. How much should my birds have if I have 6 birds? They are RIR mixed with Leghorns.
  2. FlockEweFarm

    FlockEweFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2008
    My coop and run all together is 30Lx30Wx6H with 2 mini coop housing units on pallets inside it that are 3Lx4Wx4H, and I am putting shade netting on the top to not only keep them in, but to keep them cool. I have 45 birds all together, so hopefully that will give them enough room. Right now they are in a 40x40 with my goats, and it seems too big at times. I do know that more room seems to cut down on plucking and general smacking up of the smaller ones.
  3. plapczynski

    plapczynski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2008
    Chillicothe, OH
    If your coop is 6x6x6 that sounds like cubic feet to me. What you should do is multiply length x width to get square feet. So that's 6'x6' which is 36 square feet.

    Now from what I remember you should look at 4 sq foot as a minimum, so you are looking at 9 birds.

    HTH - Paul

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