1. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    My chicken coop is 144 square feet. How many chickens can I put in there?
     
  2. 4myHennyPenny

    4myHennyPenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jun 4, 2007
    Colorado
    Depends on whether you have banties or standards, but general recommendation for standards is 4 sq ft per bird for the coop. Run-wise, general recommendation is 10 sq ft per bird. These are recommendations; some people have used more or less space based on their climate, amount of time their chooks free range, etc.

    So, for your 144 sq ft coop, you would be able to house up to 36 chooks based on the above recommendations.
     

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