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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rooster brandon., Sep 25, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kodak, by knoxville
    Ok i have just completed my walk in chicken coop and it is great but the only problem is the total footage is 240ft how many chickens can it hold this calculator and my brain is giving me two different answers my brain:14 chickens calculator:5 chickens??????????????????HOW MANY CHICKENS CAN IT HOLD??????????????????
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    240 if you freerange during the day! [​IMG]
     
  3. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Pequena Bandada

    Pequena Bandada Small Flock

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    240 sq feet in the coop is the right size for up to 60 chickens. Just keep in mind that you'll also need a 600 sq foot run, or let them free range. From your post it's not clear if you have 240 sq feet INSIDE the coop, or if that's coop and run together. You need to figure them separately since you need 4 sq feet in the coop per chicken and 10 sq feet in the run.
     
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  5. mdbokc

    mdbokc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2009
    Oklahoma County, OK
    And think of these as the minimums. If you are in the land of severe ice and snow...they spend days in the coop at a time, the 4 sq ft per bird is going to become small. jmho
     

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