What's the Sq ft per Banty needed 4 Coop ? Run ?

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  1. 1TurkenLover

    1TurkenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's the Sq ft per banty needed 4 Coop ? and 4 Contained Run ?

    Chicken Math again [​IMG] will have 9 sq. ft. coop. Not counting outside nest box.

    with total 40 sq. ft enclosed outside Run
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    Exterior double Nest Box
     
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  2. cmonkey4

    cmonkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the coop it is 2-3 sf and outside 8-12 sf per bird
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    With that small of a coop I wouldn't have more than 4.
     
  4. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    4 in the coop. Room for 8 in the run. Math is 2 sq. ft. per bantam in the coop and 5 sq. ft. per bantam bird in the run.
    If you want, you can divide the run in 1/2 and put another 9 sq. ft. coop at the other end. That would give you
    a nice set-up for 8 bantams. Let you keep 2 different kinds too, if you wanted. Or a grow out pen for chicks.
    Double the numbers for large fowl.
    Best,
    Karen
     
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  5. 1TurkenLover

    1TurkenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really ....... I like this Solution Best [​IMG] I'm wanting to keep the Cockerel, he is last Springs hatch. And keeping hens healthy ( unhurt ) Might work with what we have, Or a little fixing.......
    trying to visualize it.

    Here's what the four use now 2x3 Coop, lay eggs use @ night straight Run 2 x 8 ( 16 sq. ft. )
    as well as the 5 x 5 Box Run. I'll separate Box run into 1x5 run for Cockerel Service, Since it's already attached. keeping the white coop.

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    :what's planed :Then the Hens will be
    in 3x5 Coop/Run added to Box Run 4x5 Total 35 sq. ft.
    for hens [​IMG] separated from Roo till needed.
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  6. 3riverschick

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