coops for bantams

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by joshrmccall, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. joshrmccall

    joshrmccall New Egg

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    I'm interested in building a chicken coop for some bantams but my dad told me that i need to have them off the ground because the catch deseases easy on the ground. does everyone else that have bantams have there coop off the ground and never let them run around outside? I need a design that will work for bantams,
     
  2. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go to the coop section to see different designs. Bantams can run on the ground.
     
  3. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe your dad is thinking of quail or other gamebirds? I keep our bantams on the ground, too.
     
  4. racepondUSA

    racepondUSA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 17 bantams and all of them run all over the ground just like the rest of my chickens pefowl turkeys and other birds
     
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2011
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Most folks keep bantams the same way they keep the larger chickens. I wonder where your dad got that info.??? [​IMG]
     

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