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Size of run (ratio of square feet per chicken)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by belknap89, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. belknap89

    belknap89 Out Of The Brooder

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    What is a good size of run in square feet per chicken?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG] Most people here would say approximately 10 sq. feet per bird in the run. [​IMG]
     
  3. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Would you half that for banties?
     
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    Quote:Not unless it is necessary but it could be do-able. Instead make it 6 sq ft. so that its easier to measure the length and width.
     

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