I need a good set of coop plans.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by RammerJammer, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. RammerJammer

    RammerJammer New Egg

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    I am new to the site. I have looked at a lot of different coops lately. I am wanting to build one that will comfortably hold 8-10 chickens(black star and Rhode Island reds). Can anyone please recommend me a good set of step by step plans?
    Thanks!!!
     
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  2. canadianmedic

    canadianmedic Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm in the same boat!! New here too. Gonna have to build a coop to hold 15 red sex links. If you find any good plans, let me know too eh!!
     
  3. crapwagon

    crapwagon Out Of The Brooder

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    I just picked up the book reinventing the chicken cool by Kevin McElroy.. An it has mostly small coop plans for city slickers but it does have a couple of nice designs in it that you can modify to get what you need.. Has a nice coop made from old pallets that in gonna attempt to build in the spring (100sqft)
     
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    pollitohenhouse Out Of The Brooder

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    theres a really good perch idea :)
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Sheds are great!
     
  6. TexasVet

    TexasVet Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. RammerJammer

    RammerJammer New Egg

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    I bought a set of plans on ebay. Total size is a 4x10 with a 4x4 coop.
     
  8. Alabama Jack

    Alabama Jack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like the "Wichita" coop, which I've slightly modified for my needs. It seems to be the most popular diy design on here.
     
  9. canadianmedic

    canadianmedic Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Alibama! Do you have any plans for it? And pictures?
     
  10. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What Im going to do is build a shed, and then section off 2/3 of it with chicken wire for them, and 1/3 for feed storage ect. I got the idea from a local farm. They have a little "foyer" where they keep all the chicken stuff, then the coop area, accessed by a door and blocked by chicken wire for the actual chickens.
     

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