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How many chickens would this coop hold?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by americana-chick, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I can't find a size but it looks like maybe 4x4 or 5x5 , pretty small for Kansas as there will be snowy days they will want to stay in. You know, Patandchickens won't go under 15 sq ft per chicken for this reason. Kansas ain't Canada, but you sure have a lot of wind and blowing snow.

    Another thing -- I'm not sure there is enough ventilation with the roof closed, especially with 6 or 7 birds.
     
  3. hennyjenn

    hennyjenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the description, the inside is 4.5 square feet? I'd put two chickens in there.
     
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Oh noooo...I read down through. The actual housing part is only 4.5 sq. ft. TOTAL (25" x 25"), which is about the recommended sq. ft. PER bird for LF. Two LF birds at the most is what I would keep in there, and more appropriate for two bantams.
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I have this coop as one of mine in my Chicken Compound - 3 chickens at most. I push it as mine all free range; 7 used it as a grow out coop. But they have been toasty warm together at night! Will soon only have 5 in there.
     
  6. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks everyone! does anyone have any links or anything to some coops that are resonable priced and can hold up to 6-7 birds? Thanks!
     

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