How many bantams for this coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by christinethemac, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. christinethemac

    christinethemac Out Of The Brooder

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    Trying to figure out how many bantams would fit comfortably in this coop. I'm mostly concerned about winter when there are days they will be confined to it because of negative temps. The inside is about 59" x 30". Thank you.

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  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Which breeds? Some bantams are bigger than others and some are more flighty and would go stir crazy quicker. When temps are okay, will they be free ranging?
     
  3. christinethemac

    christinethemac Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, this is the actual setup here. They have a pretty big run that wraps around a playhouse. I currently have four bantams - 2 d'uccles, a japanese, and a frizzle. Was thinking of adding one or two more for extra warmth but not sure if they'd be too crowded when confined. Going to try using those flat panel heaters for winter. Winters can get pretty cold in Nebraska.





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