1. Marqubre

    Marqubre New Egg

    2
    0
    7
    Mar 1, 2015
    I am just getting started raising chickens and only know what I have read. Attached is a picture of the chicken coop I just purchased to start out with, it says it is for 2 to 4 chickens. I do not have chickens yet. It looks pretty small to me, but if I was to get 4 chickens, what kind of waterer and feeder should I get? I was planning on getting small round hanging units but I'm afraid that they would take up too much room in this small coop. Any thoughts?

    [​IMG]
     
  2. WildWestChick

    WildWestChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    530
    27
    108
    Mar 24, 2014
    Southwestern Utah
    Personally if it was me... I'd only put 2 large breed chickens in there and even that's pushing it. Those kinds of coops are really just too small for them to do anything in. Are you planning on free ranging them at all or will they always be in the coop? :)

    Another option if your set on this coop, is you could get 4 bantam sized hens and they would be able to use the space a little more easily.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by