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CHICKEN COOP PLANS

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sweetk3346, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Sweetk3346

    Sweetk3346 New Egg

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    HELLO MY NAME IS KAT. WE RECENTLY PURCHASED 3 CHICKENS FOR OUR FAMILY TO LOVE AND CARE FOR. WE ARE WANTING TO BUILD A COOP SOON, BUT HAVE NO IDEA WHERE TO START. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY CHICKEN COOP PLANS THAT THEY WOULD SHARE WITH US? THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, x2 on above advise. Good luck.
     
  4. Dude6710

    Dude6710 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just make a coop it's not hard and there's no science to it. Just read up and seen what others do.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Check the link Kevin posted. There's some lovely coops here and many members posted plans as well. Have fun!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Kat, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! I think the advice of Kevin565 is spot on. Best of luck to you in your coop plans!
     
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    Churchill Farms New Egg

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    Welcome from Michigan,

    Chicken coop building is not a science. Most of it is preference, but what I would suggest is something that is convenient to clean. Look long and hard at plans and how easy it would be to clean them. Beyond that, make sure it's draft free, secure, has roosts, and nesting boxes. It you are in an area that is cold i'd suggest insulation (that's the one thing I regret not doing). Beyond that, make the prettiest darn chicken coop you can afford, the chickens will be happy!!!!

    Good luck!!!
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
     

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