Hello everyone! I am new to BYC, but have been snooping around on here for a few days already and have found some very useful things! I'm not sure if I'm supposed to ask questions in this section, but I guess I'll find out! 1. First of all, how much space do they really need in the coop? I plan on having a very large run, so I imagine that they really won't be spending that much time in the coop itself, right? I have no limits on space, only money. 2. I will be moving to 4.5 acres soon, so the run can be as we have the money to make it. We do want it to be as cheap as possible though. I'm thinking of doing a circular run like this one. http://lifeatbuttercupfarm.com/the-costswold-coup/ Do you think we could build it cost-effectively, or should we go smaller/more rectangular? 3. Can different breeds/sizes live together pretty well, or do they need to be separated? 4. Are there any tips you have for a first time chicken owner that you wish you would have known before you started? Thank you all so much! I'm looking forward to learning more!