Help needed- not urgent.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jallny, May 27, 2012.

  1. jallny

    jallny Songster

    May 26, 2012
    i am building my coop for my little chickies. im almost done. all i need is a run. i have been thinking about using a 10 x 10 dog run. will it be enough for 6 hens? i am worried it wont be but i thought i would ask all of the people who know what they're talking about!

    thanks in advance!!!!![​IMG]
     
  2. mi chicken

    mi chicken In the Brooder

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    the thumb
    thats what i used just cover the top so the hawks do not get them
     
  3. jallny

    jallny Songster

    May 26, 2012
    that is what i was planning thanks a bunch!!!![​IMG]
     
  4. ConnecticutCowgirl

    ConnecticutCowgirl In the Brooder

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    10x10 should be plenty... Here, you can calculate it yourself!!!!

    10X10=100. 10 sq. feet per bird, for 6 chickens, that's only 60... I think you should be fine.
    Also make sure to cover it!
     
  5. jallny

    jallny Songster

    May 26, 2012
    thanks so much all of you the math helped and so did you having that personally. i am getting it today. i have chicken wire to cover it and put underneath to stop raccoons and stuff.

    Thanks again![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. jallny

    jallny Songster

    May 26, 2012
    i have it!!! it looks perfectly big. thanks again you were able to help with my decision[​IMG]
     

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