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Need Chicken Coop Plans - brand new here

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by camurrell, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. camurrell

    camurrell New Egg

    Feb 14, 2016
    We are brand new to raising chickens and plan on getting our chicks soon. I've looked all over for detailed plans with measurements to build a coop with attached run for about 4 chickens. I can't find anything! Just vague instructions and I am not capable of going by that. Thanks!
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    If you look at the tabs at the top of the page, you'll find a tab that says 'Coops'. There you'll find hundreds of coops people have built and many entries have schematics, bill of materials, etc..


    The small/medium categories are what you're looking for.
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    *2. I personally like sheds as coops - just my preference for what its worth.

    All the best and i hope you find the plans that you are looking for.

  4. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 13, 2011
    A garden shed type building works best, and is easiest to find/ build/ modify into a nice coop. At least four to five sq. ft. per bird on the floor, and an attached run. Prefab dog house type coops are good for small rabbits, not chickens. Welcome ! Mary

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