1. road island

    road island New Egg

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    I have 15 chickens and a 6 by 8 coop,a 96 square foot run,and want more space and more chickens. Does anyone have any ideas for a new run to add on and some roost poles to put in it somewhere. If you have any pictures or ideas please let me know. Thanks.
     
  2. PapaChaz

    PapaChaz Overrun With Chickens

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    can you post some pics? going by what most here will tell you is a minimum 4 sq feet per bird inside and 10 sq ft per bird outside, you're undersized already on the run, and maxed out inside! maybe you could just add three more sides to what you have for a run now, attach it to one side, open a 'door' through the wire that would divide it. that way, when you get more birds, they'll be separate, but can see each other. i built my new one last week with dividers and a removable door in the middle
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    Last edited: Mar 29, 2011
  3. countrychix

    countrychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any pictures of your set-up? Hard to offer suggestions when we can't visualize what you have to work with.
     
  4. road island

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    I know im alittle tight on space,and i love the idea for the run,but i was thinking about putting a type of roof and some roost poles for another coop type thing. Ill cover it up with something in the winter where it isnt too cold,and Ill put some nest boxes too.Does that sound good?
     

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