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How many banty's can stay here ??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Crazy4Chicks, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    we are in the process of building a new coop/run and almost have it finished - but was wondering how many banty's can live here with out feeling like they are stepping on each other??

    the run is going to be 25 feet long and 10 feet wide -- the coop is going to be as wide as the run 10 X 5 - there are also tree branch perches for them to play on.

    here is a pic of how it is looking - I dont know if it shows well or not

    [​IMG]



    Julie
     
  2. flip9109

    flip9109 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess 30+
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    A lot!
    Two sq feet coop space (hopefully more) and 5 sq feet of run space per banty.

    Got any pics?
     
  4. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    well we only have the frame for the run half done we still have to add the top to keep them from getting out and we need to start on the coop but I wanted to make sure how many we could have out there - so if I had to make the coop bigger we could before we get started.

    30+ - holy cow that's alot of chickens LOL I better run back up to TS and see if they have more [​IMG] LOL ( better not DH would kill me I already have a brooder full now as it is )

    I will post pics when we get a little more completed out there

    Julie
     
  5. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    you can get 35 banties in that henhouse.
     
  6. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    wow with so many banty's i might need another rooster LOL right now I have just the one roo - unless some of the brooder babies are roo's

    35 that is awesome !! I always like to build the runs way bigger than needed since my birds have no chance of free rangeing.

    after the new banty pen is done we are on to the next project upgrading the duck yard.

    going to be a busy summer around here

    Julie
     

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