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Coop Space for Wyandottes?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by vachick15, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. vachick15

    vachick15 Free Ranging

    I am thinking of getting some SLW and GLW next spring, but how much coop space do they need?
     

  2. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    Best figures are 10sqft per bird in the run and 4sqft in the coop for roosting/laying. You have to consider any feeders or waterers inside the coop or run against your space. How many birds do you want to keep?
     
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  3. vachick15

    vachick15 Free Ranging

    Sorry, never mind about the GLW. I am thinking of 5 SLW.
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    So a 5ftX4ft coop and a 10ftX5ft run would be the minimum size you would need for 5 birds.
     
  5. vachick15

    vachick15 Free Ranging

    OK, that sounds good. Thank you!
     

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