Costco Chicken Coop, a Review

Costco has failed chicken keeping 101… in so many ways

costco chicken coop

A Phoenix Costco has jumped on the urban chicken keeping bandwagon, selling this coop for $279.  That’s a lot of money for this poorly designed flimsy wood structure with cheap hardware.
Size matters in Phoenix! This coop will house 2 unhappy chickens, but it will also bake them alive in Phoenix summers.

Why it Fails my Approval

  • Next boxes haven’t a lip on the edge, bedding kicked out results in broken eggs.
  • All the doors are really small making access difficult.
  • Roofing material is a poor choice, especially for Phoenix.
  • Roost is narrow and too low.
  • Hardware is cheap & used sparingly, doors will likely warp.

So back to the drawing board friends, and happy coop hunting… elsewhere.

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Author: amy elizabeth

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