View Over 1,400 Different Types of Chicken Coops, and More

Which coop is right for your needs? That’s a question only you can answer. The only perfect coop is the one that’s suitable for your specific needs. You’ll need to take into consideration the climate where you live, how much space you have for a coop, and how large it needs to be to comfortably house your birds.

I’ve said it many times, but I’ll say it again, the more coop space the better. Always build bigger than what you think is adequate, especially if your chickens will be confined. Remember, happy chickens fill the egg basket!

Keep in mind that a coop should be convenient for you to clean. One you can stand up in is a huge plus. At the very least, a coop should be easy to access drinkers, feeders, and of course, fresh eggs. Bedding material should be just as easy to remove as it is to refresh. That means the door of your coop should be large enough for a standard size rake to fit through.

Follow the links below to view a collection of over 800 different types of chicken coops. I’ve also a collection of over 500 drinkers, feeders, roost types, brooders, and nest box ideas. You can also view over a 100 building plan options. Let’s Get Started!

Chicken Coop Types
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Different Styles & Types
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The Essentials in Chicken Keeping
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Drinker Types & Automatic Systems
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Chicken Tractor Designs

Portable chicken tractor designs provide your backyard flock with a change of scenery and access to the outdoors while protecting them from predators…
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Chicken Coop with Personality

Love finding creative chicken coops, here’s a definite must see.  It’s painted so pretty and the detail is certainly one of a kind.

By: tomphot BYC

Here is our Gypsy Wagon Coop.  After considering a number of designs, we decided that building one that looked like a Gypsy wagon gave us unlimited exterior design options – nothing was off limits… Continue Reading & See More Pics!

 

 

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New Custom Brooder

Ready for my fall chicks with this totally customized brooder! Hubby spent countless weekends designing and building this beautiful addition to my brooder shed.  The interior can be divided into two sections, both are designed for radiant heating as well as overhead low wattage supplemental heat lamps.  The plexiglass front allows the chicks to actually see the world before they’re moved into the grow pen.

Brooder 62616

Special Features

• Brooder has six conveniently placed power outlets and cord stays.
• Plenty of storage below for all those bulky supplies.
• Digital wireless temperature read-out from brooder to our home.
• Floor of brooder is easy to clean linoleum tiles.
• Top lifts for easy access on both sections and both are self-soft closing.
• Brooder box is high so it’s easy on the back for cleaning.

 

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