what kind of coop for a dozen hens???

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

  1. soimcrazy

    soimcrazy In the Brooder

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    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 Crowing

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    6 x 8 garden shed would work for 12. You can usually find used ones in the paper.
     
  3. allen wranch

    allen wranch Crowing

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