We might expand our coop!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by MRNpoultry, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    My dad started talking about expanding the coop [​IMG] , when we first got chickens I don't think he liked them as much as he does now. I don't know what brought this on, but I'm fine with him making the coop bigger. [​IMG]
    I might need a barnyard, lol
    Here is our coop -

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  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    congrats! We cant build any more on ours. after this month and next months hatching eggs. I will be done hatching... for a while
     
  3. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    I have been trying to get incubator there is one on ebay right now I want. The more you hatch the more room you need. How many chickens do you think this coop can hold right now.
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    You mean after you build on it or now? If your dad is adding on does he know how big it will be afterwards?
     
  5. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    I mean right now if we add on we whould probaly knock off the far wall and add about 3 feet. I need a barnyard for when we go on vacation.
     
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    you could probably get about 3 or 4 more girls. You dont want to over crowed. I am building a run that leads up the mountain and down so they have lots of room to roam.
     
  7. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Your talking about before we expand right, how many can your coop hold.
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I am talking about after. If before I think your at the limit. Do you know the dimensions of the coop?

    Quote:Mine is not finished yet but its going to be over 8/12 feet tall by 10 feet wide. and the length is 10 feet. so I can get a good number of birds in there I think.
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2008
  9. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Right now I have got three hens, I will go check the meurments.
     
  10. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Interior - 4 feet x 2 feet
    Run - 4 feet x 7 feet
     

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