How many will fit inside??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by thunderkitty, May 9, 2007.

  1. thunderkitty

    thunderkitty In the Brooder

    I have a tiny barn that is 11 1/2 ft. x 14 1/2 ft. inside. I am wondering how many chickens I should be able have overall ?(hint hint how many more can I buy [​IMG] )
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Hi again my coop is 10x11 inside and I have 20 chickens now and had 40 but sold some off. They only used the top two roosts and I have 5 roosts.
    That means more room for the next batch of chicks I have coming.

  3. thunderkitty

    thunderkitty In the Brooder

    Wow! So I should be able to fit quite a few then.[​IMG]
  4. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

    May 6, 2007
    Columbia Gorge, OR
    I think the recommendation is something like 4 sq ft per bird. You could do pretty well in there!
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    You could EASILY get 30 chickens in there.....Ohhhhh the possibilities!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. cookinmom

    cookinmom Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Saint George GA
    HI Thunderkitty,
    11.5 x 14.5 = 166.75 / 4 = 41.6! You can have lots more chickens! Yeah for you! [​IMG]
  7. thunderkitty

    thunderkitty In the Brooder

    Ohhh... don't tempt me [​IMG] I'm down to 24 now after losing a couple and the ones I have are only 2 weeks old so I'm guessing I should make a trip to the local farm and fleet to add before it's too late in the season. Could I mix female khalki campbell ducks with chickens?
  8. webdawg

    webdawg In the Brooder

    May 4, 2007
    Kingman, Az
    Poison Ivy - What's on your floor?


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