room needed for 12 chickens

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

  1. shoetou

    shoetou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Premium Member

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    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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