Building Chicken Coops for Dummies?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by the lemon tree, May 18, 2009.

  1. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know any good resources/books that teach you how to build a medium sized coop (for 6-8 chickens) for novices? I do not have any experience or knowledge in construction (but I'm sure I can wield a hammer if needed) so I am looking for a design plan or how-to guide that gives a comprehensive list of materials and preferably step-by-step pictures of how to construct it. I've seen a couple books on building coops out there but haven't had a chance to actually flip through. For those of you who used design plans for your coops, where did you get them and how "user/beginner-friendly" were they?
     

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