Hi everyone! Complete newbie here, hoping for some advice. I just bought a used eglu cube with a 3-meter run. I don't have any chickens yet, they're next on the list. =) My question is, is the 9' run big enough for 3-4 chickens to spend most of their time? It's about 9' x 3', so less than the recommended 10' per square feet if I get 4 chickens. I plan to let them free range a little in my garden while I'm home (probably about an hour 3-4 days per week, but probably no time outside of the run on the long days that I'm at work). I'm also worried about how difficult it will be to clean the run - it will have to stay in one spot rather than being tractored around, and it is a first edition cube so it has a tiny door on the end of the run. Basically, I'm trying to decide if I should bite the bullet and just build a larger 6'x8' walk-in run attached to the cube to begin with, or if I should try using the run that came with the cube first. One other option - I do have a side yard (probably 10'x40') that I could convert to a secure run for them to hang out in during the day, but it is right next to the neighbors' house and I'm worried that once the chickens eat all the weeds that are there, it will turn into a big smelly muddy mess that the neighbors will complain about. Plus I would have to shoo the chickens back and forth between the eglu and the side yard every morning and night (because I can't put the coop that close to the neighbors). We do have hawks, raccoons, skunks, possums, feral cats here so I want the chickens to be in a safe run while I'm not watching them. Thanks!