Integrated Coop/Greenhouse design

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by LJS, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. LJS

    LJS Hatching

    Sep 1, 2011
    I live in northern Michigan and would like to build a chicken coop with an attached greenhouse. I remember seeing something similar to this years ago only using rabbits instead of chickens. The heat from the coop helped to heat the greenhouse during the winter. Has anyone tried this or can you tell me where I might find more information. I'm looking to construct next spring. Thanks!
  2. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chirping

    Jun 11, 2011
  3. heatherkh

    heatherkh Chirping

    Jul 21, 2011
    Clackamas, Oregon
    We don't get frigid winters, but at a farm where I volunteer to take care of their flock, they back the chicken tractor up to one of the big greenhouses for the winter months while the girls aren't rotating with the crops. It seems to work great - dry and warm!
  4. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Songster

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga. good idea that way the chickens do have to go far to eat your garden. [​IMG]

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