How many coops do you have for your flock/s?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Nicole01, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    We currently have one, but with my chicken obsession, I'd love to add an additional coop underneath our deck once is built on the north side of the house where it would be the coolest spot. We own 4 acres of land which is wooded. The chickens love the wooded areas as protection. Our neighbors are not close by either as we all own decent acreage. It's my dream to move to a farm someday. I'd have a bigger coop with a rooster and easier free ranging.
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Sheeesh, what I could do with 4 acres! LOL
    I have 1 large coop and 2 smaller ones on 3/4 acre. Plenty of room for more coops.
  3. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    I have 3 chicken coops & three quail pens. Please make me stop.
  4. Mommy 2 Wee Ones

    Mommy 2 Wee Ones Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2011
    North Texas
    I am on an acre, but my chickens are on 1/2 acre to free range.
    I have the Main Coop that houses 15 (right now only 13, 2 are broody.
    Then there is the Silkie Coop/ Grow Out Pen, that houses 1 silkie & 7 pullets.
    I expanded the silkie coop & put in a divider, there are 4 pullets on the other side of the divider.
    Two weeks ago I built a Broody House for my Broody Mama, that now houses 1 Mama & 4 chicks
    Finished the 2nd Broody House 3 days ago, and that is housing 1 Broody Mama & 19 eggs.

    As long as I have wooden pallets & scrap lumber, I have an endless supply of coop building material.
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Awww come on 7L can build ONE more coop, cant you? (heheheh)
  6. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2010
    Hudson, MA
    We just built our 2nd coop for the babies to brood in, instead of brooding in the dining room! Yay!! Oh & we have a 1/2 acre. I wish I had 4 acres!!
  7. lindsay297

    lindsay297 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2012
    Petawawa, Ontario
    Oh gosh no!!! I am trying to convince my DH that another coop is not to much for our 1 acre property..... I have one and built it big. Chickens multiply!! But now my 15 girls would like some more sisters!! LOL!! Please dont tell me its possible. We have lots of scrap lumber layin around too!!!!
  8. roz

    roz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2010
    We have 2 coops on half an acre. One for our laying hens that are 2 year olds, and one that will house our new flock of 12 babies. I want to move to a farm too and be able to have a rooster or two plus a lot more hens!
  9. flitter

    flitter Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have three coops that I use year round and three "cabins" for breeding, brooding, grow out, culling during the spring/summer/early fall.

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