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what kind of coop for a dozen hens???

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by soimcrazy, May 13, 2007.

  1. soimcrazy

    soimcrazy Out Of The Brooder

    May 10, 2007
    Dinwiddie Virginia
    I dont want to mortgage the house to build a coop for about 12 hens, but what would you recommend ? I'll have the hens in a 25x25 fenced area with the oppurtunity to roam about a quarter acre back yard if the stay out of trouble. I just need a coop that will hold 12 hens for them to lay their eggs. Pics would be a big help too!!

    THANKS !!!!!!
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    6 x 8 garden shed would work for 12. You can usually find used ones in the paper.
  3. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    San Marcos, TX

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