Looking for relable source for a quaity coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by GaryChips, May 28, 2011.

  1. GaryChips

    GaryChips Hatching

    May 28, 2011
    I am new to raising chickens and looking for some help. I need a resource for purchasing a coop that others have used before. One resource I found online (www.backyardpetstructures.com) has great designs but I have not found anyone with experience ordering from here. please help.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. woodward farms

    woodward farms Songster

    Aug 15, 2007
    northwest indiana
    where are you from??

    some times you can find a handyman to make one cheaper them out right buying permade ones.
  3. GaryChips

    GaryChips Hatching

    May 28, 2011
    I am in Chicago. I did look at building, but by the time I buy materials and labor, its about the same (maybe even a bit more expensive). I dont mind buying it, just want to find a good resource and a smart design.
  4. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Songster

    Designs are everywhere, I suggest once you decide about how may birds you'll house then look at every design you can find and steal bits & pieces and build your own. Then you get exactly what you want and have the pride of doing it yourself. A ides a friend did was they had a retired gentleman do the building and it cost materials and a lot of iced tea and good conversation.
  5. ladyride

    ladyride Songster

    Apr 30, 2011
    East Tn
    You can build one much cheaper than some of those premade that in the long run won't hold up. there are lot's of designs on here from very pretty & functional to really cheap in construction materials , you just gotta find on here what is gonna work 4 u. Go get'em buddy. U can do it [​IMG]

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