How much space?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Laci7210, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. Laci7210

    Laci7210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once my chicks get out of the brooder, can I put them with my older hens? I have a dog kennel that is 12 by 7 that they can go in temporarily. My hen house is 10.5 by 7.5 feet and the run is 34 by 16 but it slants so it isn't a square. I have 14 hens and 1 rooster in the coop now. I have 31 chicks. They only need a place until they are 4 months old when I rehome them. Do they not need as much space as an adult bird at that age? Thanks for the help!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. Laci7210

    Laci7210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I will try to find another pen for them to stay in.
     

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