size of coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by wlz77, May 7, 2007.

  1. wlz77

    wlz77 In the Brooder

    May 1, 2007
    i have 8 pullets and 5 grown bantams. my dh is buliding a new coop to fit the new pullets into our flock he is making it 8 x12 is this going to be big enough for them all. he said he did the math and it fine i just want to make sure. there otu side run is going to be 10 x20 just checking thank u
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Welcome to BYC. This is a great place for info.

    Oh yes, most definately. The average is 4 sq ft for large chickens, and I think 3 sq ft for bantys. So, EASILY you could get 20 + in there....Time to go buy more chickens!!!!!

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