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  1. jprice2ndlt

    jprice2ndlt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 3, 2009
    Hodges, S.C.
    I have a 6x6 coop with a 6x8 run joined with a 36"x42" side box with 3'x8' run. how may chickens can i fit in there without over crowding them. I have 4 hens and a roo in there now?
     
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:4 squer feet per bird inside the coop, so 36 sq feet devided to 4 = 9 birds.
     

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