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Hi there,
I'm new to hens and all things that go with them. I'm wondering if any of you can help me with what seems like a silly question. I'm going to be getting some ex-batt hens and torn between the Eglu Cube or the Eglu Go Up. I'll be getting no more than 4 and initial thoughts would be the Go Up, is it going to be big enough? Has anyone got 4 hens in the Go UP?
Thanks so much for your help.

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Get the mark 1 cube (much better build) there are loads listed on eBay, and see if you can get a couple of run extensions too so that they have plenty of room. Bear in mind that they will be confined to the run for the first 2 weeks, while they build up a homing instinct, and also if you are out all day or next winter, when they may well be in the run 24/7. The run comes in 1 metre increments and you need an absolute minimum of 1sq metre per hen, but preferably twice that.

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Yes. Preloved Mark 1 cube is sturdy and roomy.  I have two aged between 12 and 15 years and apart from the green one fading, they are pristine.  Very good value for money if you can find one.

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A Go Up coop is snug for 4 full sized hens. The standard run is definitely too small, you would need more than one extension.

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A Go Up would definitely be too small for 4 full sized hens - as said above a second hand Cube mk 1 is a great choice 

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