BIG NEWS: NEW BYC Book - Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Almost exactly a year ago we had one of our biggest announcements ever on when we told the world about the new official chicken book of BYC: Raising Chickens for Dummies

    Well, we're again extremely excited to announce the next step towards achieving our vision of “a chicken in every yard”, the release of the follow up book: “Building Chicken Coops For Dummies”!


    Just like last time, Wiley Publishing (owners of the "For Dummies" brand, brought together an amazing team of three authors to put together what we hope is the absolute best book for anybody wanting to build their own chicken coop. The three authors have a very different and diverse background and were able to work really well to pull off this fantastic resource.

    Again I'm excited that I got to be a part of this project and that BYC is listed on the cover! We definitely appreciate anything you can do to promote the book to friends and family! Also, if you do get a copy and are very happy with it please post your 5 star reviews at places like Amazon, etc.

    We've got a very special offer for anyone interested in buying the book for themselves or a friend. You can find the details here:


    In addition to a TON of great information there are some amazing coop plans. Most are pretty detailed, but my #1 fight was to get a "Minimal" coop design added. One that had few cuts, few pieces, and as little waste as possible. Here is the "Minimalist Coop" design:


    And for the more adventurous... here is an example of a more advanced coop design:

    We really hope you like this book!!


  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    Cool! Looks like I need to start saving up my money again! [​IMG]
  3. beth59

    beth59 In the Brooder

    Jul 2, 2009
    Pensacola, Fl
    I want it!
  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Wow - So Cool! Great Job! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    Congrats! I ordered my book a couple of months ago when I found out about it. Cant wait for it to come in!
  6. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
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  7. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    Wow! This will be a great resource! Thank you for all your hard work!

  8. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    Yay!!! I'm so excited! I NEED that book!! \\/\\/00+!
  9. chicken boy sam

    chicken boy sam Songster

    Dec 21, 2009
    Cool! Too bad I already built mine and my Father's a contractor.....
  10. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    WOOT! [​IMG]


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