Thorough and organized, this guide will help you design the ultimate chicken coop: convenient for you, and spacious and comfortable for the birds. Covered in detail are 15 items, such as space, nest boxes, roosts, windows, runs, and more. Plenty of photos for ideas. Also a word on chicken runs and yards. Whether you keep a few birds or a larger flock, the important principles are the same.:
Poop trays make for easy cleanup. "This is the way my husband built our hen coop. It is the greatest. I just pull them out and sweep the chicken poop into a big tub and it is ready to be added to composting. Absolutely love it! Clean-up is a breeze."