Hello from Oregon !

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by silkiemama2, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. silkiemama2

    silkiemama2 Hatching

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    This is a great site ! I'm looking for idias to build a coop to house abot 15 silkies. Any advice on how big it should be ? They free range in a 20' x10' pen during the day. Thanks for any advice !! Thanks , Jan
     
  2. LovePolish

    LovePolish Songster

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    Hi and Welcome from Missouri [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Build as large as you can afford. Chicken math tends to take over quickly. :lau
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] It is suggested that you allow 4sq feet per bird inside the coop and 10sq feet per bird in the run.
     
  6. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    60 sq ft. would be about right. Although I suppose the coop doesn't have to be so big if they have a pen area to roam around in. Our coop isn't huge, but our hens free range during the day.

    I hope you find all the info you need here, and enjoy the site. :D
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2012
  7. Kevin565

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  8. liz9910

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    [​IMG] from California!
     

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