Survey, how many chickens do you have? and have room for?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by redoak, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    We've got 3 standards & a banty, with room for maybe another standard and 2 banties.

    Silkes are in our future, along with probably a BO.
  2. greenapple

    greenapple Songster

    Feb 8, 2008
    Central Florida
    Right now I have 31, which consists of 1 cornish/rock x roo that is 5 y/o, 3 BR Hens, 2 ameracaunas, blue cochin bantam, white laced red cornish bantam roo, splash OEGB, and 22 babies - 2 speckled sussex, 2 standard blue cochins, 3 frizzle cochin bantams, one feathered footed baby with five toes on both feet, the rest are cochin bantams and cornish bantams ( supposed to be some white laced reds and blue laced reds). I can legally have 200, I have 2 tractors, 1 cage, 1 crate, 2 playpen/runs, but most free range
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    I currently have 65 chickens and 5 Turkey's with no more room until I get off my keester and build the extra run's i want.
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    6 hens, 1 roo, 6 8 week old babies
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I have 18 hens with room for two more. My hens would probably be happier if there were only 12.

    I'll be culling the hens that aren't laying next month.
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    I have a bit over 100, and have room for many more. Well, room in the barn, but not in my wallet [​IMG]

    Mine all free range and let themselves in and out though! [​IMG]
  7. Brick243

    Brick243 Songster

    Mar 13, 2008
    Southeast Oklahoma
    I have 8 Barred Rocks....9 Dominiques....20 Dark RIR's. I have plenty of room for more.
  8. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    I started out 6, then added 5 more and then added 21 more. Hehehehe I have 32 with room in the coop to comfortably house 40. They get free range time in the afternoons and they have tractors and the run is being built. They are only inside at night and they all are spoiled and happy girls (and my one Roo).

    My little flock is mixed...1 Lt. brahma, 2 Cochins, 2 RIRs, 1 NHR, 4 SF, 4 Golden Buffs, 8 BA, 1 GLW, 1 SLW, 1 PR, 4 EEs, 2 BO and 1 of something else...LOL
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2008
  9. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    i have 6 penned, and about 40-50 running around on the yard.. since im in the country with LOADS of space.. could probably put couple hundred on the yard if i wanted to. or those raise.. i usually sell the ones that hatch off the yard though because i dont use them... Pen space wise. if i put only 2 chickens in each pen (which i plan on doing.. .for breeding purposes, ) I would guess about 300 chickens

  10. Akane

    Akane Crowing

    Jun 15, 2008
    Well if we figure at 4sq ft each I can fit 42.5 chickens in what I'm using for a coop. I have 11 and a dozen eggs left in the bator. There are various other buildings I could use as well if I wanted.

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