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Roof Garden Coop

By Hensongs, Mar 25, 2013 | Updated: May 11, 2013 | | |
  1. Hensongs
    We wanted a coop for our backyard that would fit in with the landscape (in our case, our hens came after our yard had been landscaped for native plants and vegetables gardens) as well as provide a safe place from raccoons and some good protection from the heat of summer and cold of winter. We started with plans from http://greenroofchickencoop.com/ (a good start but measurements were wrong in the instructions - a word of caution for anyone trying these plans) and upgraded the wood and added drainage to the planter box roof.

    We currently have 3 hens in the coop and run. That's the maximum without a permit for our urban area.
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  1. Hensongs
    Hi Stumpy - I'll take some closeups and post them.
  2. Stumpy
    Nice! I'd love to see more up-close photos of the coop.

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