It just looks so happy!
So, although we were only starting with four chickens, I wanted to build something that would be big enough to allow for chicken math. Basing it on 4x8 sheets of plywood also seemed like it might simplify a bit. So I decided on a 4x8 coop, which should allow for up to eight chickens or so. So a simple box with a slanted roof, right? Wrong.
My husband being from Vermont, he requested a barn-like structure, complete with a gambrel roof. Yay. But it was a good opportunity for me to learn some basic construction skills, since I’ve only... read more