1. bullydog

    bullydog Out Of The Brooder

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    Jan 12, 2008
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    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

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    Flagstaff,AZ
    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

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    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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