Hopefully y'all know that "Building Chicken Coops for Dummies " is the official chicken coop book of BYC! I think it is the best book out there for building chicken coops. Of course, I might be a bit biased since I helped write it! We worked hard to take the top question and issues raised in the coops section of the BYC forum and cram them, and a handful of great plans into the book. Here is a fun promotional video for the book: http://bcove.me/6fgd4sh0 Another great video can be found here: http://www.growingagreenerworld.com/episode210/ Not only does the video above have fantastic information about raising backyard chickens, at about the 11:00 minute mark in the video you can see the co-author of the book, Todd Brock, walks through building one of my favorite coop designs in the book, "The Minimal Coop"! I pushed REALLY hard to get a coop design in the book that had the lowest cost, least amount of cuts, and least amount of waste. The results are a super basic coop that costs only about $200 to build (plans found in the book on page 186)!