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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

    Mar 29, 2012
    Petawawa, Ontario
    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

    Oct 1, 2008
    Yorkshire, Ohio
    I give mine 1 1/2 to 2 sqft each.
  3. Lexiluke

    Lexiluke Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2012
    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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