first timer - a couple of questions

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mikeinva, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. mikeinva

    mikeinva Hatching

    Sep 17, 2010
    I'm about to get 25 cornish x and will have them in a 10 x 12 coop. How many linear feet of feeders will it take to satisfy them and how much feed/day should I expect to feed each day? I know that will change as they grow.


  2. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
    10 x 12' Plenty of room for the birds... 1 feeder will be OK, 2 would be more than enough to do the job...
  3. chickenboy21

    chickenboy21 Songster

    Mar 8, 2010
    i had 12 cornish x's this past summer in a 4x10 space with a 3 gallon feeder, i filled the feeder probably every three days or so... goodluck
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2010
  4. jaku

    jaku Songster

    Quote:I put 75 birds in a 10x10 coop, and that's about the max I'd do in that size, so you should be fine for size. You will be fine with a 3 foot trough feeder for 25 birds, but you'll have to fill it quite a bit. I'd make a feeder out of a 5 gallon bucket (there are plans on here somewhere.) If I remember right, I went through about 45 pounds/day with 75 birds.

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