Meat bird minium space

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Newchickenguy, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Newchickenguy

    Newchickenguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok dont be mad as i know its been asked before. What is the minium amount of space for 25 meat type chicken that you plan on butchering when there ready. I want the min amount of space for the coup and the min amount of space for the pen.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard that a chicken only needs 1x1 square foot of space, but I would double check with someone who keeps meat birds. (mine are pets)
     
  3. LukensFarms

    LukensFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I free range them. But if you have 1 square foot inside that is ok as long as you have about 2 square outside. Remember the more room they have outside they less messy and stinky they are.
     

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