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## How many chickens can a 4 x 8 Coop hold?

For lighter breeds, like the White Leghorn, chickens that are allowed to forage outside during the day should have at least 3 square feet per bird, so a 4′ x 8′ coop could house 10-11 birds.

**How many chickens will a 4×6 Coop hold?**

15 chickens

Cottage Style 4×6 Chicken Coop (up to 15 chickens)

### What is a good size coop for 4 chickens?

4 by 4 feet

So for 4 chickens that free range, you only need a coop/run area that measures about: 4 by 4 feet (16 square ft). But it is always best to give them as much space as you can. For chickens that will be inside the run all the time (never free ranging), you need to bump that number up to 10 square feet per bird.

**How many chickens can fit in a 6×6 coop?**

Dutch Style 6×6 Chicken Coop (up to 20 chickens)

## How big of a coop do I need for 50 chickens?

So, your coop needs the following amount of square feet: 20 Chickens: 40-80 square feet. 25 Chickens: 50-100 square feet. 30 Chickens: 60-120 square feet.

**How many chickens can fit in a 4×5 coop?**

Our 4′ x 5′ Lean To Coop Specs at a Glance: Estimated space for 8 to 10 chickens.

### How many chickens can fit in a 3×4 coop?

6 to 8 chickens

Our 3′ x 4′ Quaker Coop Specs at a Glance: Estimated space for 6 to 8 chickens.

**Is it cheaper to build your own chicken coop?**

Building a coop is usually cheaper than buying one. But here’s the catch: constructing an abode for your flock takes know-how, tools, and time. If you don’t have these, then it makes more sense to buy — and there are many nice chicken coops for sale out there.

## How high should a chicken coop be off the ground?

8 to 12 inches

Elevate your coop. As discussed above, chicken coops should be raised off the ground at least 8 to 12 inches to prevent predators, keep the wood from rotting, and allow space for the chickens to fit beneath. Most chicken owners build legs of the coop or any boards that come into contact with pressure-treated lumber.

**How many chickens can fit in a 6×8 coop?**

Our 6′ x 8′ Quaker Combo Coop & Run Specs at a Glance: Estimated space for 12 to 15 chickens.

### How many chickens can fit in an 8×8 coop?

Houses up to 32 chickens The 8×8 Plymouth is our widest coop. The extra space is immediately apparent once you step inside, which means you’ll have plenty of room to care for your flock.