How big coop needs to be?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 1337, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. 1337

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    As the title says how coop minimum size should be?
     
  2. limited25

    limited25 Songster

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    The standard recommendation is 4 sf for each chicken (coop) ... not including the nesting box, and 10 sf per chicken for a run.

    Also, [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2016
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Minumum^^^^
    Can depend on climate and other factors.

    Good articles on Space and Ventilation linked in my signature.

    Welcome to BYC!
     
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2016

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