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need coop plans

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

  1. ltlspook63l

    ltlspook63l Hatching

    May 15, 2008
    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 11 Years

    Mar 10, 2007
    [​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

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
  4. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan

    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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