1. 1sttimer

    1sttimer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how many square feet is needed for each chicken, duck and guinea??
     
  2. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    most chickens need about two square feet to themselves [​IMG]
     
  3. 1sttimer

    1sttimer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    kk thanks
     
  4. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The usual rule of thumb you read here is 4 square feet per chicken indoors (coop) plus 10 square feet per chicken outdoors (run). You can make do with a bit less indoor space if your chickens will be using the coop only for roosting at night, and will be outdoors all day most of the year (mild winter climate).
     
  5. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    More for guineas than chickens -- at least 5 sq ft, especially if you have bad weather and they are in their coop during this time. Ducks I have no idea.
     
  6. UrbanChick101

    UrbanChick101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if you live in a city or not, that has a specific ordinance, Our city is just finishing up the ordinance to allow chickens, and it is a mandatory 4sq. ft per bird, something to look into if you are within city limits.
     

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