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The Chicken Taj

By HeneryHawk · Jun 10, 2012 ·
Rating:
1.5/5,
  1. HeneryHawk
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    The Chicken Taj is designed off of a 4'x8' layout. The Taj is 8' long and 4' wide and a height of 3' tall. The legs you can make any height. I made my legs 3' tall. The nest box area is 3'x4' with the open area 5'x4'. This design will hold 12-15 chickens easily with no overcrowding. The frame is built using 2"x4" wood. Legs are 4x4's. 1" poultry screen was used around the open area and the bottom of the open are has the 1/2" mesh screen. The flooring in the nest box is solid 3/8" plywood. The top is just some old scrap tin that I had lying around.
    The screen in the nest box is a piece that is cut and inserted during hot days so that the temp drops about 10*-15* and to also help with ventilation. If you would like more info on this design please contact me at [email protected] or to view more pictures of this design go to http://birdittphotography.zenfolio.com.
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Recent User Reviews

  1. Anonymous
    "Small Coop"
    1/5, 1 out of 5, reviewed Aug 12, 2018
    Have to disagree with the author...this coop is too small for 12-15 chickens. I can see where it would make a convenient brooder though.
  2. BYCforlife
    "Needs more information."
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jul 5, 2018
    Very nice coop, but it would be great if you could share the steps of how you built it.
  3. KikisGirls
    "more info please."
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jun 30, 2018

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