need coop plans

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ltlspook63l, May 15, 2008.

  1. ltlspook63l

    ltlspook63l Hatching

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    My husband and I are wanting to start our chicken family. Looking to start with 12 chickens, but are having a hard time deciding what to build. We live in Michigan so will need to deal with winter temps. Also looking for any hints to get started.
     
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing

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    [​IMG] I'm in MI also. Go to the coop link and you'll find lots of different coops to get idea from.
     
  3. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Songster

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  4. Anny

    Anny Songster

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    Welcome!!!

    I also live in Michigan South East side. And the weather was something I was really worried about with my coop.

    If you google Winter Coops, you find a lot of wonderful pictures and websites full of pretty coops.

    I think a heated water bowl is also a good investment.

    There are so many choices out there is can be very hard to figure out which one you want.

    How many chickens are you planning on keeping.
     

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