Serema Housing ???

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by GAGE, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. GAGE

    GAGE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a thread around to show how people who have seremas are housing them, What kind of coop/pen do they need? My wife loves them and I was thinking about our next project.

    Thank you all![​IMG]
     
  2. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out the Breeds, Genetics and Showing section for posts on seramas...
     
  3. rilly10

    rilly10 Clover Field Farm

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    Depends on how many you have! I have housed up to 3 in a raised rabbit hutch with run. I also have a smaller coop that I had up to 6 at a time in. I sold all of my seramas recently to make room for more silkies but I still have the larger coop.

    This is the same style coop...
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=34095
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2010
  4. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have mostly Serama crossbreeds, and I house them in the same kind of coop you'd use for standard size hens, giving them the same minimum square feet indoors and out (4 square feet per bird inside, plus 10 square feet per bird outside). Seramas are small, sure, but they're lively and active birds and use the space you give them.

    Seramas aren't known to be cold hardy, so you do have to consider supplemental heating in winter depending on your climate. And like other bantams, you can use a narrower roost than for big chickens. I use roosts that are about 1 3/4 " wide.
     

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