We are starting off with 12 hens. This is the coop we have started to build and hope to have done (or mostly so) this weekend IF the rain will just stop. Please take a look at the "blue prints" and give me some feed back. Good or bad... You may have to go to full screen size to see all the details. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v...coop plans/coopfloorplantoplookingdownin2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v...s/chicken coop plans/chickencoopfrontview.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v210/DancingwatersDesigns/chicken coop plans/coopandyardlayout.jpg Our plans are to build the coop (which we've already started) and yard this weekend and the shed next weekend (weather permitting).