Have you been planning to build a home chicken coop and begin raising chickens? Raising backyard chickens is becoming more popular – for some as a hobby and others for fresh eggs. When you’re ready to build a chicken coop, you should first of all decide whether you need a fixed or mobile chicken coop. […]
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After providing shelter for your chickens in the form of a chicken coop the next most essential thing is food and water. Waterers and feeders need to be placed appropriately so that the chickens have easy access to both these essentials. By virtue of the tendencies of the chickens to scratch and dig, they may […]
Building a home chicken coop is a systematic process which you can only deviate from slightly. Chicken coop plans cover the entire spectrum of chicken houses from small A-frame coops to enormous barns to mobile chicken tractors. However, every chicken coop design comes with its own set of features and qualities that should be built […]
Choosing the design and plans for your chicken coop will depend very much on how many chickens you’d like to raise and how much space you have available for the hen house. Chicken coop plans available for download are generally categorized as small, medium or large plus portable or stationary. Chicken coop – Small This type […]
Cheap chicken coops are your best options if your budget will only allow you to spend a limited amount on shelter for your chickens. However, this does not mean that you should compromise on quality and design. As with all purchases, buying a chicken coop on a budget is not as difficult as it seems, […]
There are many architectural designs for chicken coops. However, the A-frame chicken coop is among the easiest to construct. As the name indicates, the frame is shaped like the letter “A”. Basically, it’s triangular in shape and very easy to build and with all of the materials ready, it can be built within a day. […]
There are many reasons for raising your own chickens but before you buy your first chicken you’ll need a chicken coop. If you want to build your own chicken coop, and you’re thinking about using Bill Keene’s “Building a Chicken Coop” guide, then this review was written with you in mind. We’ll take a look […]
The Building Chicken Coops Guide, by Norman Nelson, is a step-by-step guide available for digital download. It teaches just about anyone how to build a roomy chicken coop from scratch that is both cheap and predator proof. It is a complete package that contains all the tips and tricks required to plan and build a […]
Also referred to as a chicken tractor or an ark, a portable chicken coop is movable. This allows the chickens to move to a new spot/pasture every day. Construction of A Portable Chicken Coop There are diverse ways of constructing mobile chicken coops by using many different materials. However, many of the basic guidelines that […]
Many households don’t have cats or dogs because of allergies and there are alternatives if you are looking for a fun pet to have at home. Turtles or goldfish might be too boring. Something that can wake you up in the morning and provide your breakfast might be just the thing you are looking for! […]
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This site is all about 3 things:
– Raising Urban Chickens
– Chicken Coop Plans
– Building a Chicken Coop
I built my first chicken coop 15 years ago. Since then I've built many more and I always have chickens in my backyard.
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