NEED Help!!!!!! with coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickenshow, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. chickenshow

    chickenshow Songster

    Aug 2, 2007
    ok i have a coop it is alittle over 3 foot wide and bout 3 foot long and bout 4 foot tall and has a large outdoor run how many seramas will this hold
  2. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    This is the general rule for square footage: 4 square foot per chicken inside the coop, 10 square feet per chicken inside the run. A little bigger is always better. Hope this helps!
    So, if you have 9 square feet total you could have 2 maybe 3 birds, depending on size. I don't know how big your chickens get.
    *Just so you know- you can use the search tab at the top of the page and search for more information about this topic. This is lots and lots of information under the "Coop & Run Design and Construction" section. There are lots of pictures of coops under that tab as well.

    Have fun! Enjoy your chicks!
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2008
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    maybe 4 since they're so small?

  4. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I have 6 in my one coop and it's about that size. They do fine and serama's are a lot smaller then my girls. Mine don't have a problem with the size of their coop. They are outside in their run 95% of the time anyways.
  5. chickenshow

    chickenshow Songster

    Aug 2, 2007
    well i plan on doubling it in june or so

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