chicken coop help

  1. Livwhitwoo

    Pallet DIY Small Chicken Coop

    Hi All! I've just taken on an allotment site in my local UK based village. I've been looking at purchasing a coop to put on the allotment for my two chooks however they're all extremely expensive for something that looks like with a huff of wind, it'll topple over. My farmer friend delivered...
  2. N

    I'm trying to build a coop

    So, I have 4 chickens & 1 rooster in a coop already. But, I have 1 rooster and 3 chickens that roam. They do not go in the coop- and never have. They have literally always free roamed. With winter coming- I want to build them something to use IN CASE they want to go in. It's currently raining &...
  3. ChickenTenderKesha

    Second coop help!

    I’m looking to possibly build a second coop to house my little bantam cockerel (and a few ladies) when he gets older as I have 2 standard size cockerels in my main coop. I was originally thinking about doing a personalized A-frame coop as it would be easiest and it’s only for a few chickens...
  4. C

    Hello Everyone! Assistance Requested Please

    Hello Chicken Lovers!! :) I am fairly new to this site and wondered if someone could send me a link to the Colorado forum. Looking to have an insulated coop built and would like to find someone with good experience and local. Thank you so much and my best to all of you and your chickens for the...
  5. E

    Hello from Aisha Bauer from eSutras Organics in Chicago

    My name is A'isha Bauer and I am the founder- owner of an organic health and wellness products manufacturing company, (for humans, till now - but from 2019 for animals and plants alike - we are all interconnected ;) in downtown Chicago. Over the past few years, my husband Chris and I have been...
  6. SoCluckingAwesome

    Proper Construction of a Pen Suitable for Raising Chickens

    Constructing a pen easier than it seems. You need to pinpoint some important matters like the materials to buy and the tools to use. Plus, you also have to consider the area where to build the suitable pen for raising your chickens. Alright, the easy yet crucial part begins with planning...
  7. C

    Does Anyone Know Someone That Can Help Me Finish My Coop?

    Hello Everyone! I am new here and this site was recommended to me to help find someone honest, kind and experienced with building chicken coops. I had one started but it has been a nightmare. The person that I hired didn't make the coop the way that was agreed upon. Let him know what I wanted...
  8. TrixieBlue

    Fire Ants in my coop

    I was using wood shavings in my coops ( I have 2, one for chicks and 1 for ducks) because I was having trouble with flys, I did research and found the sand method which helped cut the fly problem in half. I did that about a month ago, last week I was changing out the feed and water dishes and...
  9. T

    120sft coop?

    anyone here have a coop this large we have a 160sqft shed in our backyard that we plan to make into a coop. we will have separate areas for breeders, and broodys. pics to come, any tips or ideas are welcome no run bc they free range
  10. T

    120sft coop?

    anyone here have a coop this large we have a 160sqft shed in our backyard that we plan to make into a coop. we will have separate areas for breeders, and broodys. pics to come, any tips or ideas are welcome no run bc they free range
  11. griffin18

    Thoughts about this Chicken Coop made by Urban Coop Company?

    Hello! I have 3 hens and I was looking at this chicken coop to buy. (link below) https://urbancoopcompany.com/product/round-top-mobile-chicken-coop/#coop What are your thoughts of the chicken coop? I also have 1 issue. I have an automatic door by Chicken Guard on my old chicken coop. It is a...
  12. Bauermeister.farm

    Coop for Silkies

    Hello! We are getting some silkie chicks in a couple weeks and are looking for some advice on a perfect silkie coop. We have their chick pen set up, and we have a large yard with a large run just for chickens, but the coop that was left for us is very small and in poor shape. We are looking for...
  13. L

    In need of Duck/Chicken Coop Ideas!!

    Hi everyone! I have been a member for a while, but I am in need of some help! We have a flock of 7 chickens (adding more in the spring) and a pair of female Rouen ducks. They are all going to be a year old this spring and are all in the same large coop. The coop is about 10ft by 10ft with a...
  14. Star and eclipsa

    This coop?

    https://www.amazon.com/Confidence-2...8&qid=1516845114&sr=8-9&keywords=Chicken+coop Could this work for four or five chickens? I plan on asking my mom's co-worker to expand their current cage with the chicken wire he has left so they can have a bigger run to attach to this one so there is enough...
  15. Star and eclipsa

    Need chicken coop!

    Is there anyone in florida with any scrap wood left over from when you built your coop, or know where I can find any scrap wood for free? I really need a coop for my two chickens, because my older sister is moving back in and she says the chickens need to go outside. Maybe you guys know someone...
  16. K

    Composting in the hen house...

    Hey everyone, so I have been contemplating chicken coop designs and trying to figure out the best solution for us. I have been doing research on permaculture with chickens and ran across this idea: I love the idea, but I have a few questions I would love others to weigh in on: we live in a...
  17. Ash_lie

    Fellow Barn Owners

    Hello! We own a big old barn built in the 1860's. I am currently turning an old animal stall into the chicken's winter vacation home. Anyone have suggestions as to what put down on the floor? What's there now is dirt. The fine dusty stuff that kicks up really easy. I worry the chickens...
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