Shannon's Homemade coop!

By Katieleigh970 · May 13, 2013 · ·
  1. Katieleigh970
    Describe 'Shannon's Homemade coop!' here

    My mom and I built this coop from materials we picked up from our local recycling center (including the paint!) The entire thing cost less then $50 for us to build. Since the only purchases we made were the chicken wire, Old camper windows (which came from a junk yard), and of course the waterer and feeder. We are lucky to have a recycling center in our town where people drop of things they don't need/want like wood pieces, siding, used paint cans, roofing and so on, and then you can go and take what you want for free! Anyway its big enough to house 6 girls comfortably with an upper and lower portion.

    The windows are the old style crank windows, and the back upper portion opens up with two doors for easy cleaning and egg collecting, and the outside portion opens up in two doors as well for easy cleaning and so you can get the chickens their food/water/treats without them all escaping into the yard threw your legs!


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Recent User Reviews

  1. Anonymous
    "Shannon's Coop"
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Apr 19, 2019 at 5:16 PM
    This looks like a well-built coop (love the bright colors) but there aren't any real details on how it was built.
  2. 21hens-incharge
    "Well done."
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jul 13, 2018
    I really would like measurements and pictures of the construction.
  3. Heinzie
    "Nice coop"
    3/5, 3 out of 5, reviewed Jul 6, 2018
    I like the colors and the Windows, would have liked to see the inside, nice work:)


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  1. woodsygal
  2. judyki2004
    Awesome! ( Mine is way smaller and it end up costing $500 of course i bougth the materials little by little, so it tookme almost a year to have everything needed to start constructin. :) You girls did a beautiful job
  3. 6 littleHens
  4. Katieleigh970
    I will take more pictures soon =]
  5. miquwid
    Great job!!!
  6. Scoopers804
    Yes! More pics please! =)
  7. gkleing3
    I love your coop! Could you take more pictures of the opened doors and interior?
  8. theminimizer
    Super cute! I love that your town recycles. Wish we had that.
  9. Scoopers804
    Oh I love this! So cute! I have been looking for coop designs and this one looks like something even I could tackle! Have fun with your girls!

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