How much space is needed for meat birds??

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by lindsay297, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. lindsay297

    lindsay297 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking of getting some meat birds and would like to know the recommended space for them. I have layers and know that there are differences. They will not be free ranged if this makes a difference. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give mine 1 1/2 to 2 sqft each.
     
  3. Lexiluke

    Lexiluke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While mine are still in a brooder, I made a tractor that is 1 1/2 sf and I will have a storm fence up that they can range in during the day that will be about 10 sf/bird.
     

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