helo there i'm a new member!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cickpea101, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Cickpea101

    Cickpea101 New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I'm new to byc! love the community! just wondering what size coop i should get for a flock of 6 chickens? [​IMG]
     
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A general guideline is to provide at least 4 sq ft of floor space per bird in the coop and at least 10 per bird in the run. Having said that, I do wish I had gone bigger.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Get the biggest coop you can afford because you will be getting more chickens.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Chickpea101, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard. Yes, I agree with both Yay Chicks and the Old Chick. 4 sq. ft per bird is recommended but make it bigger for future additions. Also, the run should be about 10 sq feet per bird. Best of luck to you!
     
  6. redneck farmer

    redneck farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy from Florida!
     
  7. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Make your coop BIG. Six will never be enough. [​IMG]
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

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