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  1. Cabbage

    Cabbage In the Brooder

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    Sep 16, 2007
    Northern New York
    I'm a newbie.

    I have 5 bantums. My coop is 4' x 8'. The outside part of the coop is 8' x 8'.

    Is this big enough?

    When you guys say "run", do you just mean the outside part of the coop?
     

  2. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Songster

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    Aug 18, 2007
    Southeast Texas
    Should be plenty big enough for 5 bantams . Usually the run is outside the coup, or the coup is inside or attached to the run. Some tractors have both together in one unit.
     
  3. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Songster

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    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    If I remember right, the recommended space for bantams is 2 1/2 - 3 sq. ft. for the coop & 5 sq. ft. for the run.

    Your coop has 32 sq. ft. (10 -12 bantams)
    Your run has 64 sq. ft. (12 bantams)

    You have plenty of room for your 5 Bantams. I personally like more than the recommended space. Makes happier birds.

    Yes, the run is outside the coop.

    Jean
     

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