How many hens in a hoop house?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by bigredfeather, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to be moving some of my Buckeye hens into an 11'x13' hoop house on the pasture. I'll be moving it once a day. What is the maximum number you would put in a pen this size?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Ten.

    (14 square feet per hen total.)
     
  3. LAYINGCHICKENZ4

    LAYINGCHICKENZ4 Out Of The Brooder

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    5 square feet a bird.
     

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