I’m building a chicken coop and have a question as to placement in relation to my well.?

The coop will house 15 chickens (for laying) and 10 birds (for meat). We have a well on our property, and I want to ensure that I have the coop far enough away from it so I don’t contaminate our ground water supply. I also want it close enough to the garden (which is […]

How to build a small and cheap chicken coop?

Building a coop should be cheaper to buy a ready made one. I think if there’s a guide or instruction, building a coop will be easier. Can u teach me?

I just made this in December. There are tons of pictures and step by step descriptions in this handbook. Check with local hardware or […]

Build a chicken coop for 3 chickens?

I live in the UK and want to get 3 chickens. I have to build a chicken coop. I want it to be quite big so that i could keep about 5 chickens in so my chickens have lots of room. It needs to cost around £50. The chickens will be about medium size. […]

Should I build a chicken coop or make one?

I am getting Silkie chicks and I want the coop to be ready before there ready to go in the coop. Yea right build or make one is Right the same thing either way you will need to do either since the birds will need before you even get them !! Where do you plan […]

what is the cheapest way to build a chicken coop??

We have used an old metal yard shed, an aluminum truck topper [up off the ground on concrete blocks], even an old dog house [if you have just a couple]. Looks like a Jeff Foxworthy joke, but does the trick.

If you have to build, use 2x2s for wall and 2×4’s for roof […]

How should we build a chicken coop?

we are starting from scratch. We will get both laying chickens and meat chickens. What material should we use for floor, walls , roof , etc? Where should we put it? (1/3 acre backyard, fenced in with tall trees surrounding) Maybe you built one and wished you did something different. We have cold winter/hot summers. […]

How deep should a fox barrier be on a chicken coop?

We are planning to build a chicken coop and run and note that it is recommended to place a solid barrier below ground level to prevent foxes and other predators from digging their way in. How far below ground level should the solid fox barrier be? ie how deep might they dig? Should we also […]

How do i build a chicken coop for 10 chickens?

Need to kow how to build a fixed structure and also need detailed plans, including measurements. This will be used to house 9 laying chickens and one rooster. http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/poultry/factsheets/61881.html http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/poultry/factsheets/61882.html http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/poultry/factsheets/perspective.html http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/poultry/factsheets/cutaway.html http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/poultry/factsheets/sidesection.html http://www.braingarage.com/Dons/Coop/Coop.htm

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Need the simplest design to build a chicken coop!!?

I plan to build a simple and strong chicken coop. It’s not necessary to be very beautiful. Can anyone help me? I just made this in December. There are tons of pictures and step by step descriptions in this handbook. Check with local hardware or lumber stores for damaged wood or pallets to use and […]

How to build a chicken coop?

I wanna build a chicken coop so that my little dog won’t scare my chickens. How to do that? BTW, I have 3 chickens. That’s a big project! U have to think about what material u wanna use, what design the coop is, how much material, the size and so on. So a handbook will […]