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Is our chicken area big enough?
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Helpmyhair2019 · 19/02/2019 18:08

Hello our chickens had been free range (coming into their coop at night) in our big garden but they absolutely destroyed all our grass and plants 😂
We have built them an outdoor run which is approx 12m squared for the two of them. Is this big enough? Our neighbour said he felt
Sorry for them after they’d had the luxury of our whole garden so I feel a bit guilty

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LazyFace · 21/02/2019 21:28

The advice is 2 squaremetres per hen if they don't free range.

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LazyFace · 21/02/2019 21:29

So if they have 12 sqms for the two, they'll have a luxury l

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LazyFace · 21/02/2019 21:30

Sent too early...
Luxurious life compared to many. I can't free range mine due to foxes regularly visiting.

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Pasithea · 05/03/2019 00:00

That’s plenty just make sure they have things in there so they can continue their natural behaviour.

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