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The Hathway Hens' House My husband and I (who have no building experience) built this coop with plans we found on the internet. The coop is 6x6' and the attached run is 15x30', which should suit our 8 hens nicely. It sits on 4x4 skids, so it can be moved if needed. We did modify the plans some, which I'll mention as we go through the design. The plans were very easy to follow, the only tricky part being the roof. We wanted a steeper pitch, so we had to refigure some of the angles to allow...
May 2, 2008 Hi! I'm Kristin, and I live on the Eastern Shore of MD. This is my first official experience with chickens. I did have a very sweet hen when I was growing up, that had fallen off a truck, she is responsible for my love of chickens. I have ordered 8 baby girls from My Pet Chicken, and I am so excited about them! They ship on June 2nd, and right now we are working on their coop and brooder. We are expecting 2 Rhode Island Reds, 2 Buff Orpingtons, 1 Plymouth Barred Rock, 1...
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