BackYard Chickens - Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance - Recent Changeshttp://www.backyardchickens.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the backyard chickens community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:16:01 +0000coop too tall??? ramp question.....http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1170162/coop-too-tall-ramp-question "we may have built our coop too tall. where we located it is on a sloping hill behind..."threadFri, 28 Apr 2017 02:04:15 +0000mistycolleenFri, 28 Apr 2017 02:04:15 +0000#205004124Rooster apartments.http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1170142/rooster-apartments "I will have three rooster. A light brahma. Silver laced Wyandotte and (I think) a..."threadFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:54:54 +0000amandajoFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:54:54 +0000#205002970Newbie coop: prepare for winter and summerhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1170106/newbie-coop-prepare-for-winter-and-summer "Hello! My DH and I are building our first coop and I'm wondering whether we need to..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 22:38:44 +0000rowechicksThu, 27 Apr 2017 22:38:44 +0000#205000764Converted shedhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1170100/converted-shed "Hi yall! Just joined and thought I'd post pics of our coop. Bought a house last year on..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 22:11:24 +0000jolly wattlesThu, 27 Apr 2017 22:11:24 +0000#205000406How to build a chicken coop?http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1170089/how-to-build-a-chicken-coop "Here is how to build a chicken coop, Its how I built..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 21:41:11 +0000Leah567Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:41:11 +0000#205000095Coop Decorhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1170087/coop-decor "I just finished adding a design to the outside wall of my coop!  My husband (finally)..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 21:35:26 +0000clothespinThu, 27 Apr 2017 21:35:26 +0000#205000039Cleaning Out The Chicken Runhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169999/cleaning-out-the-chicken-run "This might sound like a stupid question but how do I clean out the run? I am sure that..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 17:09:17 +0000AwestruckThu, 27 Apr 2017 17:09:17 +0000#204996933waterproofing questionshttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169997/waterproofing-questions "Any suggestions on a good waterproof sealant for my coop roof. I cannot afford to spend..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 17:07:25 +0000missy1971Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:07:25 +0000#204996910Coop sizehttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169991/coop-size "Hello- since I increased my flock from two to four, seamed a consensus that my coop was..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 16:47:01 +0000MCArt20Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:47:01 +0000#204996708What feature do you wish you had in your coop/run?http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169959/what-feature-do-you-wish-you-had-in-your-coop-run "We are in the process of "renovating" our backyard. While doing the yard over, our run..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 14:43:51 +0000AmandaKyleThu, 27 Apr 2017 14:43:51 +0000#204995205Chicken coop with runhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169945/chicken-coop-with-run "This is built from nothing but free wood. We were able to find the wood for the runs..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 13:59:48 +0000SarahbalcombeThu, 27 Apr 2017 13:59:48 +0000#204994774New coop projecthttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169916/new-coop-project "It seems like I'm building a new coop every year! We have some good friends from..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 11:17:03 +0000DmontgomeryThu, 27 Apr 2017 11:17:03 +0000#204993367Breeding penshttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169823/breeding-pens "So I am really getting into this whole chicken thing a lot more lately and I have plans..."threadThu, 27 Apr 2017 00:02:05 +0000bob869007Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:02:05 +0000#204989189Large coop from scratch helphttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169767/large-coop-from-scratch-help "I promised my wife I would build her a chicken coop/club house...I know nothing of..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 20:54:10 +0000rebelrouzerWed, 26 Apr 2017 20:54:10 +0000#204987113Coop box input wantedhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169763/coop-box-input-wanted "I have begun construction of an A frame moveable coop. It is 10'L x 6'W x 5'H. I was..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 20:37:50 +0000FireFlower4Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:37:50 +0000#204986861Coop details.....http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169757/coop-details "I am going to start building or accommodating - a shipping crate into a coop. I have..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 20:11:50 +0000MCArt20Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:11:50 +0000#204986541Run Design Advice?http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169750/run-design-advice "My husband and I are new chicken owners, we've had our girls for about 2 months and got..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 19:43:28 +0000RWBurrowsWed, 26 Apr 2017 19:43:28 +0000#204986191Nesting box questions http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169747/nesting-box-questions "What is the ratio of nesting boxes per hens... I have around 20 bantam hen chickens...."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 19:23:47 +0000bjo_6Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:23:47 +0000#204986020New Coop made with recycled materials!!!http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169741/new-coop-made-with-recycled-materials "My handy hubby just made this awesome chicken coop! Using our old picnic table,..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 19:05:14 +0000newbiecrystalWed, 26 Apr 2017 19:05:14 +0000#204985667Poopin' in the coophttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169694/poopin-in-the-coop "My pullets are in a new home, is it safe to say they are pooping in the coop because..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 16:54:14 +0000sudermWed, 26 Apr 2017 16:54:14 +0000#204983967What makes a good coop for chicks?http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169672/what-makes-a-good-coop-for-chicks "I need a light, movable, flat packable coop for chicks to use as a grow out until..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:41:31 +0000KittyKat3756Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:41:31 +0000#204983039New nesting boxes!http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169664/new-nesting-boxes "Might be a bit overkill for 6 hens, but I'm sure they'll work. Had the buckets. Needed..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:16:58 +0000FranciscoRWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:16:58 +0000#204982772Best Bedding to throw into gardenhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169662/best-bedding-to-throw-into-garden "What is the best bedding that I can just dump into the compost pile or till into the..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:13:25 +0000ccraftWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:13:25 +0000#204982743Turning old run into a garden bed???http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169660/turning-old-run-into-a-garden-bed "I'm moving my run to another spot in the yard. The old spot is just so stinky. I want..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:06:59 +0000lhayes1976Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:06:59 +0000#204982683need some help with coop designhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169603/need-some-help-with-coop-design "so I have 6 8 week old chickens currently living in my basement. im hoping to get my..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 07:51:05 +0000bam5309Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:51:05 +0000#204980618My first coop buildhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169555/my-first-coop-build "Just wanted to share my progress with my build. It's been about 3 months in the making...."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 01:50:54 +0000halemoa360Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:50:54 +0000#204978040Free range chicken run for rainy days http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169547/free-range-chicken-run-for-rainy-days "Our chickens will be free range 98% of the time on our 12 acre property inside of a 1..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 01:34:07 +0000rockadoodledooWed, 26 Apr 2017 01:34:07 +0000#204977848Stinky runhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169527/stinky-run "I've noticed now that it's warmer that my run stinks like rotting nastiness. It..."threadWed, 26 Apr 2017 00:19:46 +0000robyn8Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:19:46 +0000#204977077Rehabbing VERY old chicken coophttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169500/rehabbing-very-old-chicken-coop "Hello all!  We purchased an 1829 cape last summer and there's an old building that was..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:13:51 +00009blessingsTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:13:51 +0000#204976314My Coop -- Any advice?http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169482/my-coop-any-advice "Hello everyone. Here are some pictures of the coop I built a few weeks ago. It will..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 22:06:45 +0000KokkekokouTue, 25 Apr 2017 22:06:45 +0000#204975673Chicken Guard automatic door openerhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169430/chicken-guard-automatic-door-opener "Hello, I would like you all know what a great experience I had with chicken guard..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 20:04:09 +0000kardar2Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:04:09 +0000#204974373Chicken coop on side of shed with ice shanty insidehttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169401/chicken-coop-on-side-of-shed-with-ice-shanty-inside "                               "threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 18:24:23 +0000MaryMR65Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:24:23 +0000#204973244Chicken coop on side of shed with ice shanty insidehttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169400/chicken-coop-on-side-of-shed-with-ice-shanty-inside "                               "threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 18:24:08 +0000MaryMR65Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:24:08 +0000#204973239Is this coop to small?http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169390/is-this-coop-to-small "I know most people say to build your own coop but my s/o was out of the country for 2..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 17:48:08 +0000torismithTue, 25 Apr 2017 17:48:08 +0000#204972786Covered runhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169370/covered-run "We will have a covered run attached to our coop - what does everyone put on the ground?..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 16:51:01 +0000Erin80Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:51:01 +0000#204971977What is your preferred bedding?http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169362/what-is-your-preferred-bedding "What do you use in your coop?  Why do you prefer it over anything else?     I want to..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 16:37:34 +0000Erin80Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:37:34 +0000#204971833New to this, all input is wanted!http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169356/new-to-this-all-input-is-wanted "edited: moved my post to another thread, thanks!"threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 16:23:51 +0000sudermTue, 25 Apr 2017 16:23:51 +0000#204971614Coop Placement for Central Floridahttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169328/coop-placement-for-central-florida "Greetings all, We just bought a new place in Central Florida that has an existing..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:44:11 +0000ILikeChickens1978Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:44:11 +0000#204970208Talk to me about electric fenceshttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169326/talk-to-me-about-electric-fences "We have small predator problems (fox, opossum, raccoon) but we also have a bad..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:38:56 +0000backyardbouquetTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:38:56 +0000#204970139Foldaway roosts - why didn't I think of it before?!http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169316/foldaway-roosts-why-didnt-i-think-of-it-before "It's always been a challenge with the 4x8 hutch design we have to balance roost space..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 13:58:46 +0000debidTue, 25 Apr 2017 13:58:46 +0000#204969706Semi - mobile chicken runhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1169242/semi-mobile-chicken-run "Hey all, just looking for suggestions on how to build a run for 8 chickens that I can..."threadTue, 25 Apr 2017 03:05:28 +0000CTpaulandcaitTue, 25 Apr 2017 03:05:28 +0000#204966704