How many layers can I put in 120 sq. ft.?

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  1. Blue Ridge Hillbilly

    Blue Ridge Hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a new chicken house that is 120 sq. ft. I currently house 24 layers in that house. I have 3 roosting poles that are 12 foot long. How many standard layers can I get in the house without over crowding?
     
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  2. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With no run: 12 standards or 24 bantams.

    With a run: 30 standards or 60 bantams.
     
  3. Blue Ridge Hillbilly

    Blue Ridge Hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes. I have 400 sq ft of covered run. With shade.
     
  4. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2 and their run should he at least 10 square foot per bird.
     
  5. Blue Ridge Hillbilly

    Blue Ridge Hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

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    What does "X2" mean???
     
  6. AlaskaGrownEggs

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    X2 means that he/she agrees with whoever he/she is quoting.
     
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  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    How many layers can I put in 120 sq. ft.?

    I must be tired. I read: "How many lawyers can I put in 120 sq. ft?" [​IMG] Time to get ready for bed, I think.​
     
  8. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I must be tired. I read: "How many lawyers can I put in 120 sq. ft?" [​IMG] Time to get ready for bed, I think.

    One, and only one.
     
  9. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I must be tired. I read: "How many lawyers can I put in 120 sq. ft?" [​IMG] Time to get ready for bed, I think.

    One, and only one.

    depends if they are all the same guy or not
     
  10. Blue Ridge Hillbilly

    Blue Ridge Hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

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    HaHa. It is amazing what two glasses of wine will do to you [​IMG]
     

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