questions about bantams

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

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    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 Songster

    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 Songster

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

    Do you have pictures of your bantams ?
     
  4. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

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    I have 6 in a dog pen that is 10x10x6 (high) and they have PLENTY of room.
     
  5. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

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


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  6. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

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

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