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URGENT Some questions about raising chick? HELP

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Tomfieldenloveshichickens, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Hi,

    I'm thinking of buying an incubator but i need to plan ahead. The questions i'd like to ask is:

    1. What age could i move the chicks to the adult coop with other chickens?
    2. How much floor space would 6 chickens need in a small coop after the brooder? ( I'm goping to build a little run and coop for them.)
    3. How big does the run need to be?

    Please answer quickly!!!

    Thanks
     

  2. abhaya

    abhaya Songster

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    Katy Flock Mistress

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  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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  5. GammaPoppyLilyFlutter

    GammaPoppyLilyFlutter Love Comes with Feathers

    Jun 26, 2010
    California
    Quote:I'm not a super chicken expert, but I think I can help you.

    Question 1: Um... I'm not sure. I bought my 4 pullets at the same time and there were no other chickens to pick on them...

    Question 2: My four chickens have about 5x5 feet floor space, and they are fine. It's big enough for six chickens.

    Question 3: The run I have is about 13x5 feet. The girls prefer to free range, but the run's plenty big. It could hold about 10 chickens and not be crammed.

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  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  7. Thank you for all your answers
     

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