Easily distracted by chickens
Premium Feather Member
Jul 23, 2018
NY Southern Tier
My Coop
Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
Dry, lots of ventilation (shoot for 1/2 sq foot per bird or more), shoot for 4 sq ft per bird in the coop and 12 sq ft per bird in the run with full access to the coop during the day. I always recommend a run with a solid roof over it. Enclose everything with 1/2" hardware cloth, never chicken wire and install a predator apron to prevent digging into the run.


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BYC Staff
Premium Feather Member
Mar 21, 2011
New Mexico, USA
My Coop
Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

You might stop by our Learning Center for lots of good reading, definitely take a peek at our Coop pages for some great ideas...

Make yourself at home here and ask as many questions as needed. Welcome aboard!

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