How many bantams for this coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by christinethemac, May 3, 2017.

  1. christinethemac

    christinethemac Out Of The Brooder

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    How many bantams would fit comfortably in this coop? They will have a very large run and would only be confined during negative degree weather days in the winter. 59"; L X 29.5"; W X 31.9"; H
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  2. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess would be 4-6 bantams x
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    4 to 6, depending on the type of bantams. If Cochin or Brahma bantams, then a max of 4.
     
  4. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my coop is a similar size and I have 3 seramas and they all sleep in one nest box lol so i would easily fit 6 of them in the coop. X
     
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  5. christinethemac

    christinethemac Out Of The Brooder

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    I've got 2 d'uccles, a white frizzle cochin, and a japanese bantam. Was thinking of adding one or two more chickens to the mix.
     
  6. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good combination lol. There would be plenty of room in the coop even if u added the another 2. X
     
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  7. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a cute coop! I agree with emmaellis111, 6 max.
     
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  8. christinethemac

    christinethemac Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you thank you! Going to add a black frizzle and a silver sebright this weekend. I read bantams need about 8 or 9" of roosting space so thinking the two 29" roosts in the coop should work.
     
  9. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah that would work fine. Btw you have my favourite breeds. Duccles and sebrights. [​IMG] they are lovely birds x
     
  10. christinethemac

    christinethemac Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes one d'uccle is mille fleur and the other golden neck. I've got quite the spread! We suped up the coop with outdoor paint, shingles, and extra pieces of wood inside to prevent drafts. Hopefully they'll be happy in there.


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