ideas for coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by windy bond, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. windy bond

    windy bond New Egg

    Oct 19, 2013
    mcdonald, tn
    I have a 14'w by 25'l by 6'h. This is going to be my chicken yard. We strategically placed it in a good location for winter and are going to roof off nearly a half and net the other half. It is nestled by my house and surrounded by a few trees none of which are evergreens. For my coop we ha e boxes solar panels are shipped in. They are 3.5'w by 5.5'long. How wide should our nesting boxes be? We will have a few large egg layers like Cochin, wyandotte, and australorpes. The others will be smaller breeds like bantams and silkies. We will also have two Peking ducks. I can put as many of these crates in pen as need be but only plan to have around 10 chickens.
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    Quote: About 2" wider than the chickens in all directions.
    They need just enough room to turn around

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