Is my coop big enough

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by C&Rman, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 8x8 shed with a 10x20 run would this be big enough for 8-10 plus a rooster?
     
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Yes. That should do fine. [​IMG]
     
  3. DanEP

    DanEP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 16 plus a roo in that exact same size. We do free range every day but their doing fine no fighting or feather picking.If your going to keep them locked up I'd probably 3 or 4 just to make sure I had enough room.
     
  4. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have to be locked up at all times. My neighbors and I just dont get along but they will have fresh alfa hay daily.
     
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Since yours will be confined to the coop/run all the time, it's good that you have plenty of space. The smaller the number of birds you have based on your available space - the better! Happier chickens for not being cooped up and packed in. And easier to keep clean [​IMG] When you cut your grass, you can rake and toss that in there too!
     

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