How many square ft for each chicken?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ging3rhoffman, May 12, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I have 18 hens in a 8 x 10 coop with the pop door open year around to go out to an 8 x 22 run. Is that enough room for the girls?
     
  2. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    That's just about perfect! The reccommended space inside the coop is 4 sq ft per bird and I believe it's 10 sq ft per bird for the run (not 100% on that though).
     
  3. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Oh good...I really didnt want to cancel my order. I have 2 blue cochin pullets and 2 more ameraucana aka EE pullets on the way. Im so glad there is room for the new girs. [​IMG]
     

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