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How big of a run do I need????????

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by okie16, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. okie16

    okie16 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 6 bantams, 4 EEs, 3 Big orange chicks( not for sure what they are) and 2 Black East Indies ducks(I think).

    I'm thinking about a 12x20 run with a 5x12 coop.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2008
  2. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My advice is to build it as big as space, and money allows! I like my fowl to have room to move around, and it you will appreciate the bigger pen down the road! Sounds like your on the right track. [​IMG]
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Sounds like a good coop size...and run. Usually for full size chickens 4 sq ft inside...10 sq ft out. and got bantys. half that will do. For ducks...just remember, they NEED water deep enough to put thier heads under water...to clear the nostrils....and they WILL be messy! [​IMG]
     
  4. Presto

    Presto Out Of The Brooder

    I think I should build a bigger coop....I'm converting an old shed built on the back of our garage into the coop.
     

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