It's coop time!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by callen0912, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. callen0912

    callen0912 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2015
    I'm having my cousin come tomorrow to help build a coop. I'm wanting a simple, effective coop that will ideally be large enough to hold up to 8 chickens (have 5 currently, want a little room to expand in the future). What would you guys recommend as far as size and a material list (sizes for plywood/other wood would be awesome!), also any design input you guys have is welcomed too. Im thinking to have the actual coop raised off the ground and the area under the coop be part of the run as well. How far off he ground should the coop be off the ground? Any other suggestions and advice please don't hesitate! Thanks so much!
  2. Bradfordj

    Bradfordj Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2015
    Saskatchewan, Canada
    I have a long list of recommendations, but in all honesty most of the info I have gotten is from reading threads on this site. scroll this forum and read and read and I can almost guarantee you will have all your answers, and more ideas!
  3. PapaChaz

    PapaChaz Overrun With Chickens

    May 25, 2010
    NW Georgia

    ^^ this ^^

    click that 'coop' button above, pick out the size, I'd suggest 'medium' and start scrolling and looking. You'll get way more suggestions and 'want to's" from that then we'd have time to write out for you.

    good luck and post pics!

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