1/4 acres of land, How many Chooks?

Discussion in 'Coops, Runs and Housing' started by JodyBorland, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. JodyBorland

    JodyBorland New Member

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    I have had chooks here before, but they have been grown up and rescued.
    I now what to start my own flock. Have a Fox prof cage 2m X 2m and 2 dog boxes as layer boxes. Plastic seems to be the easiest to clean out. Clean houseing and I'm liming all the timber.
    I can add more layer boxes if needed.
    How many chooks could I get? They free range mid morning to they go to bed and I am generally with them. Using them to get rid of earwigs as I pull weed out.
    Greatfull for any information that you think I could use.
    Cheers Jody
     
  2. patlet

    patlet New Member

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    What do you want from the chooks? Eggs, meat or personality?