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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 1sttimer, Aug 22, 2010.
how many square feet is needed for each chicken, duck and guinea??
most chickens need about two square feet to themselves
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).
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.
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.