Looking for easy coop build

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chickdreams, Mar 16, 2018.

  1. Chickdreams

    Chickdreams Hatching

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    I am new, been looking for an easy coop to build for about 8 large birds. Something we can do in a weekend and we are beginner's to building.
     
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  2. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. If you look under articles there are a bunch of coop designs there. Good luck. Remember to build bigger than you think you'll need. Chicken math strikes and then before you know it your coop is too small!!
     
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  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

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    Welcome! Three possibilities come to mind.
    Something on craigslist, or a hire a handyman
    Build a hoop coop
    Buy a garden shed and modify it.
    Mary
     
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  4. bjmoose

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    Welcome. It'll help folks to make recommendations if you update your profile to show what part of the country you live in - not to stalk you, but to know what kind of weather and climate you're building for.

    Roughly how much money do you have to spend on the coop and the run?

    Roughly how much space do you have?

    A weekend's not much time to do a "from scratch" build.
     
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  6. Chickdreams

    Chickdreams Hatching

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    I live in Tennessee. We have a lot of pallet wood to use.
     
  7. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Modifying a garden shed is pretty easy.
    Just make sure you cut big windows covered by hardware cloth. Chickens need big ventilation.
     
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