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Paul Simpson
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Hi,

Quick question, how many square feet of coop / run should I allow per bird? I'm thinking of using the rotating pasture system, with 4 runs, so they will only access each patch 1/4 of the time.

My city ordinance only allows 6 chickens, so I'm trying to figure out how much space I'll need
 
Tom OHern
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4sqft per bird in the coop, 10sqft per bird in the run is the minimum. The smaller your run, the more often you will need to rotate them.
 
Paul Simpson
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Tom OHern wrote: The smaller your run, the more often you will need to rotate them.

Thanks! I was thinking of either daily or weekly rotation.
 
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