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Ho from Missouri

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mwdudley, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. mwdudley

    mwdudley Out Of The Brooder

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    Just getting started I'm going to build a coop for ten chickens how big do I need it to be
     
  2. Dnetschke

    Dnetschke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome From Cold Colorado [​IMG] Not good on chicken math yet, but I believe it's 1.5 sq.ft. per chicken minimum.
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Hello and, [​IMG]
     
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

    mwdudley Out Of The Brooder

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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Actually a coop should have 4 square feet of floor space per bird, and at least 10 square feet of run - so 40 square feet inside (for example 6x7 or so), and 100 outside (eg 10x10). But I agree, bigger is better, as you always end up with more than you planned on!
     
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    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi from California![​IMG] Glad to have you here![​IMG]

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  10. mwdudley

    mwdudley Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you that's pretty much what I've come up with too I had not thought about out side ill look in to that also there is a lot to look at
     

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