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## How big of a chicken coop do you need for 25 chickens?

50-100 square feet

As we mention in our Chicken Coop Buyer’s Guide, you need somewhere between 2 and 4 square feet per standard size chicken in order for them to live comfortable, healthy and happy lives. So, your coop needs the following amount of square feet: 20 Chickens: 40-80 square feet. 25 Chickens: 50-100 square feet.

**How big of a chicken coop do you need for 24 chickens?**

Try to plan for at least 10 square feet of outdoor space per chicken. But really, the more space you can provide, the happier your chickens will be. In addition to outdoor space, your coop should have roosting bars—preferably at least eight to 12 inches per bird—so they can sleep comfortably at night.

**How much coop space does a bantam chicken need?**

2 square feet

Bantams, being smaller, don’t need as much space per bird. This is one reason they are popular in backyard flocks. 2 square feet per bird is adequate if they are allowed daytime forage, so a 4′ by 8′ coop could house 16 bantams.

### How many chickens can you put 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 nesting boxes do I need for 25 chickens?**

In fact, one six-hole nest box would probably be sufficient for 25 laying hens, or 6 extremely pampered laying hens.

**How many bantams should I get?**

Chickens are social birds and they do not fare well on their own, so you should have a minimum of three. Anything less than 3 can cause stress in chickens.

## How many chickens can you put in a 4×6 coop?

15 chickens

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

**How many nesting boxes do I need for 24 chickens?**

How many: You do not need a nest box for every hen, but you also don’t want to provide too few boxes, which can increase the likelihood of drama in your flock and could lead to broken eggs or “yard eggs” being laid outside the nesting boxes. Usually, one nest box for every 4-5 hens is enough.

**How many laying boxes do I need for 20 chickens?**

A good rule of thumb is a ratio of one nesting box for every four chickens.

### How big of shed do I need for 20 chickens?

As far as floor space in your coop goes, you’ll want to allow for 3-4 square feet per chicken. In addition to the regular “human-sized” door in your coop, you’ll likely also want a smaller “chicken-sized” doorway for your flock to use to access their pen.

**How many chickens can a 4×4 Coop hold?**

4×4 Chicken Coop Considerations It is important to note that a 4×4 coop is not for everyone. It could only house around four to six chickens. Don’t overcrowd your coop. Chickens need their space, and they could get stressed if they don’t get enough room.

**How many chickens will a 8×8 Coop hold?**

Houses up to 32 chickens The extra space is immediately apparent once you step inside, which means you’ll have plenty of room to care for your flock. With nesting box access from outside the coop, gathering eggs has never been easier or more fun.

## Do bantam chickens lay eggs every day?

Once a bantam chicken starts laying eggs, they will lay every other day for about four (4) to six (6) months, then they will stop producing while they shed their feathers (called molting).

**How many Bantams should I get?**