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room needed for 12 chickens

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by shoetou, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. shoetou

    shoetou Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2015
    what size coop not including the run where there would roost or stray in . In bad weather dose a flock of 12 chickens need
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Where are you located? How "bad" is the weather, and for how long?

    Basic rule of thumb is a minimum of 4 square feet per bird. Prolonged confinement would require more space.

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