New coop questions

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by first time farmer, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dec 31, 2008
    New Hampshire
    I am building a shed for my senior project. The shed is going to house my chickens (27) and the yard tools(rakes and what not) I also would like to have a storage section in the coop/shed for chicken stuff. I also want to have a brooder in the coop as well or at least a section to use as a brooder. A 16 by 10 coop would give me 160 sq feet do you think that is big enough for every thing I want in it?
     
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    I think that's plenty big enough. I would build the shed with 2 rooms, one for the brooder and storage, and one large room (at least 100 square feet) for the birds.
     
  3. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    should be plenty of room.

    See if you can find upper kitchen cabinets to use for storage. Keeps them off the floor.
     

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