help me choose a design!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by annechickens, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. annechickens

    annechickens New Egg

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    Hello Everyone!

    We are new to chickens. We are trying to choose a coop design but I am finding there are so many options that I don't have time to look at all of them. Can anyone give me a few suggestions? I want something portable that can hold up to 8 chickens. We have ordered 6 but I want it to be big enough to grow if we decide we want more. I would like a simple but attractive design. Thank you in advance for your suggestions!
     
  2. AnimalLady123

    AnimalLady123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about a chicken tractor?
     
  3. annechickens

    annechickens New Egg

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    can you recommend a design?
     
  4. mikecnorthwest

    mikecnorthwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8 hens might be a little much for a portable coop. Check out the Garden Coop, they have both a full size coop and a tractor.

    http://www.thegardencoop.com
     
  5. jt813

    jt813 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would go with this one[​IMG]
     
  6. Jaxon4141

    Jaxon4141 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much room do you have? I make one for use in my garden that can hold 20 chickens. I move it about every week and the sq. ft varies, but usually 150 to 250 sq. ft. The runs are easy to make, the coop takes a little though. It's posted in my photo album. It cost me about $0.80/sq. ft. to make last year.
     

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