Hello, My son, who is 9, just joined 4-H and we have our first project. We will receive 10 baby chicks in the middle of April and our goal is to raise them and show three of the best by the fall at a competition. We are very new to this and have never had any type of animals to raise except a cat and a dog. So, I'm trying to decide how to make our coop for the chickens. We know they need to stay in a box of some sort and a warming light for the first week and we have a feeder and getting something to put water in. I just need a simple coop and nesting box. I have been reading stuff about the nesting boxes and didn't realize some use one long box and some use planters, etc. What's the best thing for us to do?