how much space?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Picco, May 2, 2007.

  1. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be buildinng a new coop shortly. I would like to keep about 9 standard hens, and about 6 bantams. How much space do think I should make for them? I know you can really cram the birds in but I'd like them to be comfortable. they will have an attached yard and a very large fenced pasture.
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    The 9 full size, will need 36 sq ft, the banties, about 4...so, thats 40 sq ft...sooo 5 x 8 would work...I think. I am math challenged sometimes. Anyone else?

    Also spelling challenged....had to edit for spelling. LOL
     
    Last edited: May 2, 2007

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