DIY Projects: Chicken Coops
As a type of construction chicken coops are similar to sheds so often existing shed kits are used to build a chicken coops. See various chicken coop projects here.
One of the main things that most coops have, and sheds don't is the open are enclosed with net.
How to build your own chicken coop
This article by Homedit shows how to build your own chicken coop with a small wooden house and open area with steel fence net.
Meet the Coop
This one has steel mesh walls and wooden roof. There is no great detail of building but the pictures are good.
DIY Chicken Coop Construction
This coop is built mostly with scrap materials.
The guy shows good photos and gives details about the whole process of building. Don't forget to follow the "next" links at the bottom of each page.
How to build a Chicken Coop
And this is perhaps the most detailed guide with drawings from BuildEasy. It's again a gable roof wooden coop.
Build a Chicken Coop
This is a good step-by-step guide with photos. You'll learn how to build a wooden coop with gable roof.
Probably the most complete collection of chicken coop designs.
You can search them by tags, find the newest or most popular from over 100 pages. And all of that are real projects with pictures and instructions!
Step By Step Chicken Coop
This here is an excellent detailed story about building one chicken coop, with a lot of pictures.
The chicken seems to feel happy there.
My Chicken Coop
A member of Backyard Chickens shares their chicken coop here.
The whole site is very useful if you think to ever grow chickens.
The Fancy Farmgirl's Chicken Coop
Here's a piece of vintage art from The Fancy Farmgirl.
While you won't get much practical information from this blog post, it's a great source of inspiration and proof that chicken coop does not have to look cheap and dirty.
Backyard Chicken Coop
Instructables always have great guides. This one is not an exception.
It's a good little chicken coop with several pictures.