questions about bantams

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cajunlizz, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    I have 8 bantams about 3- 4 months old that were given to us about a month or so ago .


    We do have a large Coop and run for the rest of the flock .


    I am scared to mix these bantams with the rest of the flock , infact we refuse to doing that because we do have roosters and we DO NOT want them attacked or injured .

    We really do not have the room to build separate coop and run for the bantams . We have them in cages right now . WHAT size cage would you recommend we built that could house ALL 8 of them ? NOW DH is thinking of getting 10 more bantams they are SO LOVING and precious . In this 1st. 8 , we do have 2 bantam roosters .

    So with that in mind , what size cage for all 18 ? They all get along very well and no pecking or fighting at all .

    SO , what size CAGE ?
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2008
  2. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I believe the standard is 5 sq/ft of run space and 2 sq/ft of coop space for bantams. But if course, if you have more room, go for it..............

    I have a bantam run with 6 bantams that is 3x12 with a small dog house coop and they are very happy little bantams.
     
  3. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    OK , thats one idea ... Thanks

    Do you have pictures of your bantams ?
     
  4. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    I have 6 in a dog pen that is 10x10x6 (high) and they have PLENTY of room.
     
  5. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Do you have pictures of your bantams ?


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  6. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
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    My bantam coop is on the right on the first picture....
     

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