FREE chicken coop plan (nice one too) on the Purina Mills Website

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by SewingDiva, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. SewingDiva

    SewingDiva Chillin' With My Peeps

    This is a great little hen house:


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    Just go to this link , click on the images, and you can download a PDF of the plans.

    ~Phyllis
     
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  2. SSO202

    SSO202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great...thanks for posting![​IMG]
     
  3. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    This is a very cute hen house! Although the plans say it will fit 8 standard birds?
     
  4. Evernf

    Evernf Out Of The Brooder

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  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    You can see my BYC page. We built that same coop. We modified it a little bit but it is most the same.
     
  6. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
  7. ckkevin

    ckkevin Out Of The Brooder

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    We just finished building a coop based on this design. One chicken decided to roost on the door opening and the rest lined up on the ramp. Hopefully today they will get used to the coop and decide to sleep inside.
     
  8. sknypggy

    sknypggy New Egg

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    thank you for the plan! a soon as my hubby is don with the first coop, i will get him started on this one. [​IMG]
     
  9. shopchicks

    shopchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 nest boxes seems kind of crazy for a 4x4' coop. That design could easily be extended to 4x8' though.
     
  10. sune42

    sune42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for this link! Search it and it will come. I have been looking high and low for coop plans that don't break the bank just to buy the plans and there are a ton of shady sites on the internet. This 4x4 coop will be perfect for my four hens and I won't be tempted to get more until I move!

    ETA

    How hard will it be to put some windows in? I notice there are none in the plans, although there is a skylight. I was thinking at least two windows for cross ventilation. I am looking to get some from a local building supply surplus store on the cheep. Also, for those who have used these plans, what did the coop end up costing you? Rough estimate is fine. I am going to go price the material list at home depot now, but I want to see how much I can get from the previously mentioned supply store. I am so excited, these chicks need to get out of my bathroom!
     
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