chicken coop guide

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Jerry G, May 28, 2012.

  1. Jerry G

    Jerry G Hatching

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    http://chickendiyguides.com/index.php?vsa=y Can anyone look at this website and give me some info as to weather or not they would buy this guide? I am looking to build a coop soon and need some good instructions and this guide being its expensive , I want to make sure its reliable and as easy as they claim. please give me your opinions and suggestions. Thank You
     
  2. rachlore

    rachlore Songster

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    Make your own coop! it would be more fun
     
  3. chfite

    chfite Songster

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    Here is a commercially sponsored guide that costs nothing. http://poultry.purinamills.com/NUTRITIONMANAGEMENT/HenHouseHutchDesign/default.aspx
    There is not a lot of science in building a coop and run. Take a look at the gallery to see many of what has been built. Soon you will discover that almost anything that provides shelter, protection, food, and water will be right.

    Moreover, you can read the many posts about folks building their coops and runs and learn from their successes.

    chris
     
  4. andycowboy

    andycowboy Chirping

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    I agree with rachlore and chfite - no need for an expensive (or inexpensive) book! There are lots of BYCer-created coops/runs, and many of them go into pretty good detail about what they did to arrive at their completed project. And there are many of us who have some carpentry knowledge and personal experience building ours (thanks to the contributions in here from other members). Go through this part of the forum and the regular coop tab for ideas! Save some money! And above all else...have some fun!
     

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