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How much coop and run space do I need for my chickens?

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I am planning to build a coop with a fenced in run space for my chickens, which are Rhode Island Reds. I would like to know how many square feet I should provide per chicken inside the coop and outside the coop in the run space.
asked Feb 19, 2016 by anonymous

1 Answer

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The most common answer is 4 square feet indoor and 10 square feet of run for each chicken.  In colder climates you may want to reduce the coop size a bit, so the chickens can keep each other warm.
answered Feb 20, 2016 by Chickenman