How many chickens will this hold??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mhoward92, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. mhoward92

    mhoward92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 6x6x8 (6feet by 6 feet floor. and 8 foot high roof)
    Im just wondering the maximum number some of you would reccomend. [​IMG]

    ==Thanks in advance

    Mitch
     
  2. VaM715

    VaM715 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To keep from overcrowding I personally wouldn't put more than about 10 in there. I like about 4 square feet per bird, give or take a little.
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Yep, 9 would be good...10 might be pushing it, if they have to be locked in for too long. 4 sq ft per standard size chicken is right.
     

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