A Collection of Chicken Coop Building Plans

Are you handy & ready to take on a new project? Building the right coop for your chickens will take some research, so take a look at the plans I’ve collected on Pinterest. There are a lot to choose from, and if nothing else, maybe they’ll open a few doors to more. Good Luck!

Building Plans

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Chicken Coops, Building it Right the First Time

From the very first coop to the current set-up… it’s been quite a journey at TBN Ranch. I’ve said a million times to build a coop right the first time, if you don’t, you’ll end up spending even more later. Here’s why…
Bargain coops aren’t a bargain if they only hold up for two years and you have to buy another. If they’re too small or hard to clean, chicken keeping becomes an unwanted chore, and that’s especially true in inclement weather.  How do I know? Well, as you can see, I’ve paid my dues…

Bottom line… plan, prepare, and know your goal…  before you buy or build, and always build bigger than you need. If you need ideas on coop types, or entire set-ups, visit me on Pinterest. You’ll find more than a thousand pics of chicken coop types, brooder & nest box ideas, building plans, set-up ideas, and way more.

Nesting Box Ideas

This looks like the caliber of a Donald Trump chicken coop, but there’s something here that could easily be incorporated into a coop owned by the rest  of us more common folk. I like the natural tree branch perches, and the best part is they’re free!  Just an idea… and I think our birds would appreciate them too.

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Coop designs and ideas: http://www.houzz.com/chicken-coop