IN NEED OF ADVICE??????

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Greywolf1962, Nov 1, 2014.

  1. Greywolf1962

    Greywolf1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two coops with runs. The first is 9×14 ft with a 10×10ft run. It was given to me.[​IMG]
    The 2nd I built from scrap lumber and pallets. It is 4×6 ft with a 12×6 ft run.[​IMG]
    The 1st has 6 pullets 15 weeks old. The other on has 3 Light Brahmas.
    Now for the help I need. I am planning on getting 10-12 bantams in the spring I need coop ideas. I'll take all the ideas I can get. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. JanetS

    JanetS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you wanting to build a 3rd coop/run or one big one to put all your chickens in?
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    You might move all of the existing birds into the first coop, and put your bantams into the second coop. Could you decrease your bantam order to 6 ? I'm not sure how much room bantams need compared to LF, but they would probably be ok in the 4 x 6 coop.

    This would max out your space, and not allow you any further options for increasing your flock.
     
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  4. Greywolf1962

    Greywolf1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to build a their coop to breed my bantams.
     
  5. Greywolf1962

    Greywolf1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the 4×6 coop is a breeding coop for my Lt. brahmas.
     
  6. Greywolf1962

    Greywolf1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please post some pics of your bantam coops so I can get some ideas. Looks like I might have 3 to build before spring.
     
  7. Greywolf1962

    Greywolf1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The good thing about both, where they sit I have room to expand
     

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