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How to Build a Backyard Chicken Coop

How to Build a Backyard Chicken Coop Learn how to build a chicken coop in your backyard with these free chicken coop plans! We've made it easy by breaking it down into 10 easy steps to follow so you can build a chicken coop fit for your flock. Other chicken coop plans may leave you

from Southern Living

Full of Amenities - Backyard Chicken Coops

Full of Amenities - Backyard Chicken Coops - Southernliving. Carolyn Llorens, an architect, designed this 8- by 6-foot coop and the 8- by 12-foot run. The coop door is 18 inches off the floor so the chickens don’t all run out when the door opens. An egg door allows easy access to nest boxes. Heating pads keep the girls warm in winter, and hardware cloth sunk into concrete keeps out predators.

from The Chicken Chick

Surviving Winter with Chickens

Bales of straw or hay should not be placed inside the chicken coop as insulation. Mold and fungus can grow inside the bales and create a respiratory disaster area inside the coop, in particular, Aspergillosis (brooder pneumonia). Far better to have a cold coop than sick chickens.

from Country Living

9 Stylish Backyard Chicken Coops

The Fantasia Rose Painted Hen House is decorated with hand-painted roses, making it a truly one-of-a-kind piece of art.