We just bought our first chicks! My husband is deployed and with his type of deployment we can send him plain text emails but he is unable to respond so I can t bounce ideas off of him. Can you all be my sounding board? We have a lot that is 3/4 of an acre and half of that is woods. on the edge between the woods and our yard there is a bit of a hill/drop-off. On that edge there's an old shed that is falling apart but I love that thing! It looks awesome. It probably isn't structurally safe for people, although my husband has gone in there before) but could we convert it into a chicken coop? Here are some pictures: It is being taken over by ivy, but isn't it rustic and charming! That's a full size door, just to give you an idea of the size. It is full of random wood pieces that will of course be taken out. We live in the Seattle,Wa area so it rains alot and there's a lot of water damage. You cant see it very well but the whole roof is caving in. the plywood is all curved and falling From what I can see of the floor it looks mostly intact. not pretty but there...The broken wood is other pieces...i think. the posts, supporting it in the woods look like they might be decaying some but if you look closely there are cinder blocks under neath supporting it as well. I'm thinking this side we'd have an opening for the chickens to come down one of those plank things and have a 6x12 foot chicken run in the wooded area. Am I crazy? Will my husband have more work converting this than he would making a new coop? He has all the tools and is perfectly capable of building things. Wood working is a hobby of his. I'm thinking the roof would need completely redone and such but it looks so cool! I also really want something easy to clean and maintain... What do you think? Thanks for reading and helping me decide!