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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bug7183, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. bug7183

    bug7183 New Egg

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    Hi all i am new to raising Chickens any info would be great my coop is 2-1/2 x 5 feet and run is 5x11 how many hens would be comfy
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. It depends on your location and weather. If the chickens will have to be lock in the coop at any time, 2-3 chickens. Recommended is 4sq ft per bird. :thumbsup
     
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  4. TravisE

    TravisE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi and [​IMG]
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, bug7183, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us!! Best of luck to you and your hens!!
     
  8. bug7183

    bug7183 New Egg

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    I am southwestern pa unfortunately they will be cooped i have 67 chicks now and that is the coop i currently have but i have some time to fit their needs
     
  9. bug7183

    bug7183 New Egg

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    6 chicks sorry
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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