New Coop, how many chickens can it hold?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by BikerBabeRules, May 19, 2008.

  1. BikerBabeRules

    BikerBabeRules Songster

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    The coop is 8'x12'. With an 8' ceiling. How many chickens can it hold comfortably? They will be free ranging during the day, so the coop is for nighttime and winter times here.
    Thanks!
     
  2. GranHabano

    GranHabano In the Brooder

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    Based on some data I've found in other posts:

    Standards: 24

    Bantams: 32
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    Yup....GranHabano is right!
     

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