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#1 posted 01-29-2017 01:22 AM

At a minimum chickens supposedly need 1sqft of coop an 2sqft of pen. That being said a kennel would probably be a good size but to me the kennel was a mistake. I live in the boonies and right next to the woods. Coons and possums got into my kennel lik it was nothing. I killed a bunch of coons….. way more than I ever knew was around. If I was u and only wanted a few chickens I’d start off with building a nice chicken tractor with fence on all sides (even the bottom). This would also give u a chance to see what predators come out of the woodwork and give u more of an idea what u want ur next coop to be

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