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by Joy Mazeikas This coop was built around two sides of a six foot fence. It’s not your eyes.., the coop does lean a bit one way because we had to build around the very large roots of the fir tree to the left. Our town was in the process of revising a local City […]Read more »
by Kelli Simpson We had this coop made by an out-of-work cabinet maker. Fortunately, he had chickens too and knew something of their needs. The “custom” part of the coop is the living roof, which we planted with a seed mix called chicken salad! Although the coop is more than adequate for our flock of […]Read more »
by Jennifer Durbin Last summer my boyfriend built my beautiful, beautiful coop using only the plans I had drawn on a piece of printer paper, with these simple instructions: “It’s gotta be cute … and safe … and warm.” And it is. There is 6 inches of foam insulation in the floor and ceiling — […]Read more »
Every week, we are asked for more and more content on building, designing and managing coops. And there never seems to be enough material around to give our readers. So we decided to do what we do best … Contact the Community! We are now seeking submissions from our readers for a new installment to […]Read more »
by Kimberly Furry I love to make a game of saving money and spending less. I try my best to get whatever I need for the lowest possible price. I keep a vigilant eye on curb sides and go hunting at yard sales and thrift stores. My husband rolls his eyes when I gleefully show […]Read more »