How Many Square Feet Per Bird

How Many Square Feet Per Chicken? (This is a guest post by our good friend Matthew Pressly. Matthew has been raising and breeding Black Australorps on pasture for many years and shares his experiences below.) Size is an important consideration. A coop that’s larger than necessary can work, but costs more to build, and if…

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How Many Hens Do I Need

Raising chickens for fresh eggs at home has many benefits, but it also takes a bit more planning than buying eggs at the store. In this post, I’ll go over how to estimate the number of hens that you need in your flock.  1. First estimates If you haven’t raised chickens previously, I recommend following…

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