When I decided that I was going to get chickens, I knew I had little money to spend on a coop. I had to put my creative mind to work. While I was rummaging under my parent's house for scrap wood, I notice my mother had stored her old shutters that were recently replace. 'Ding', IDEA!
So, I sawed the shutters in half which gave me, 6 for the sides and 2 for the back, giving me a roughly 5'x3' coop. I laid bricks on the ground for the base of my coop with chicken wire on top. The entrance is the base from my dishwasher delivery (basically a 2'x2' frame).
The run is made with PVC and chicken wire. The roof is plywood. (I know, not perfect, but it does the job for now) The bottom of the run is raised by bricks at the entrance and the chicken wire goes down for the floor. I spent around $30 in total.
And there you have, a DIY/rustic/redneck/recycled chicken coop. (perfect for 2-3 chickens)
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