Chicken Coops (post pics please-I don't know what 2 do!! :( )

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickenlover210, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. chickenlover210

    chickenlover210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2008
    the Usa
    I live on a medium piece of land and am looking for some coop ideas science i am an ok designer
    If you could post pics/ideas that would be great
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2008
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC

    a whole bunch of pics already up on the coop designs page on the BYC site. Check out the link above to get some ideas.

    Once you have an idea of what kind of coop is realistic for you, then let us know and we can help you refine the plan.
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I always like to show off my coop. The barn looking part is the nesting house and the other "room" is the roosting house.




    Good luck designing yours. The run that I have off of the side of the coop protects them wonderfully. We do have chicken wire, then horse panels, then electric fence. It's done it's job this far.
  4. chickenlover210

    chickenlover210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2008
    the Usa
    I like all the designs but i want something thats not to small or too big (thinking medium) could you guys sugest one
  5. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 10, 2007
    We bought a shed kit, mine is 10x12. You can get them any size. Depends on how many chickens you have. Then you can add what you need... pop door, roosts and nesting boxes.
  6. chickenlover210

    chickenlover210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2008
    the Usa
    thanks for the input and keep it comin:cdg
  7. TransplantedTexan

    TransplantedTexan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2007
    Bear Creek, Wi
  8. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    I built this one myself, I live alone and am retired, It was a little hard but I did it. It is 4x8 just a rectangular box with a couple of openings, that is all they are. I lifted it up to give more of a run space and to help keep them dry in the bad weather

  9. mosier

    mosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Madison, Wisconsin
    How many chickens do you want to have?
    My coop, intended for four chickens is here.
  10. sunnysidecluckers

    sunnysidecluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

    I guess it would also depend on what state you live in and what part of the state. I live near the coast of California in the Monterey Bay area and it doesn't get too cold here. The first coop they had was a shed kit from Home Depot. We moved them in to a bigger coop that we made out of a wood frame and fiberglass sheeting. They love it!!!

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