meat bird space and turkeys

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by smiley, Mar 10, 2011.

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    smiley Songster

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    I plan to raise 10 cornish type meat chickens in a 6 x 12 shed. I am going to confine them the whole time this time as the outside run area they were in last time got gross fast. This way I can keep it cleaner with shavings. Can anyone tell me if 10 broilers will fit in a 6 x 12 space without trying to kill eat other? If not, what is the max. number of birds I should get to not have any problems?

    Also, I want to try to raise 2 turkey chicks for holiday dinners. Has anyone ever used a portable chicken coop and run for 2 turkeys (like eglu)? Would it work?

    Thanks!!
     

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