How To Build A Good Chicken Coop: Part 2


| 2/24/2017 12:03:00 PM


Tags: Chickens, Livestock, Homesteading, Chicken Coops, DIY Projects, Nathan,

Nathan LottLooking to build a new chicken coop? Well, you've come to the right place!

In my last article, I talked about some of the factors that go into determining the SIZE of your chicken coop. Today, we'll be talking about:

Location.

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My first chicken coop, located near the house (but not TOO close).

To use an old cliche, LOCATION is everything!

I mean, you can't just go plopping your chicken coop down all willy-nilly. (Unless, of course, you've got a small, portable chicken coop or "chicken tractor," in which case, feel free to plop it down as willy-nilly-ly as you please.)



If you're planning on a bigger, bulkier, less-mobile coop, however, there are actually quite a few things you ought to consider before selecting a permanent location.

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5/15/2018 9:24:45 PM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to build my own chicken coop – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)







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