How much room do bantam chickens need?
|Breed||Chicken Coop Space Requirement||Outside Pen Space Requirement|
|Large Chickens (standard)||2 square feet per bird||8 to 10 square feet per bird|
|Bantam Chickens||1 square foot per bird||4 square feet per bird|
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In respect to this, how many chickens will a 4x8 Coop hold?
Some sources say 3 to 4 sq. ft. per chicken, which would equal 10-11 chickens in a 4x8 coop. However, I've seen several different websites advertising their 4x8 chicken coops can house 15-20 chickens.
Additionally, how long do bantam chickens live? between 4 - 8 years
In this regard, how big do bantam chickens get?
'Bantam chickens' is not a breed, a bantam is simply the smaller version of the STANDARD bird. Different breeds of bantam chickens grow to different sizes, same as standard fowl. Like the Old English Game Bantam is 22-24 ounces, where the Malay bantam grows to be 36-44 ounces. They are simply miniaturized versions.
How much room do 10 chickens need?
If you have ten chickens with 4 square feet per chicken, each chicken has 30 unoccupied square feet to explore. A greater number also can give more space to position the feeders and waterers properly in relation to the roosts and provide access. In general the more chickens you have the less space per chicken you need.