Any advice before I build my coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Kristin228, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. Kristin228

    Kristin228 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm building a chicken coop out of pallets and I have a pretty good idea of what I wanna do but I thought it'd be a good idea to get some input[​IMG] I have 6 chickens but I will be adding more next spring. Any advice or ideas would be great thanks!
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine are just simple---nothing fancy, Big one is 5x10 and will hold 50 + grown chickens for roosting only. The smaller will roost a dozen or more. Takes less than a hour to build the smaller.

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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Knowing your climate and your plans might help get you more specific advice.

    But first read up on Space
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-much-room-do-chickens-need

    ...and Ventilation
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1048597/ventilated-but-free-of-drafts
     
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