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How many chickens will fit?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by thechickman04, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Cumming, Georgia
    ok i am renovating this old shed that is about 40'x15' into a new chicken coop....How many chickens can i fit in there?

  2. Yogiman

    Yogiman Songster

    Feb 2, 2008
    South Louisiana
    A whole bunch of'em. Seriously though:
    If you do the math on square footage using the recommend 4 square fet per bird, you could house 150 chickens. Your building has 600 square feet. I'm not sure you would want that many chickens.

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