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Full of Amenities - Backyard Chicken Coops

Full of Amenities - Backyard Chicken Coops - Southernliving. Carolyn Llorens, an architect, designed this 8- by 6-foot coop and the 8- by 12-foot run. The coop door is 18 inches off the floor so the chickens don’t all run out when the door opens. An egg door allows easy access to nest boxes. Heating pads keep the girls warm in winter, and hardware cloth sunk into concrete keeps out predators.

by Rebecca Nickols I’m very excited to share this month’s “Coop Coop”. – It’s full of unique features and gadgets that I know will inspire a lot of our readers. The solar powered aspect is innovative alone, but wait until you see the nesting boxes and coop door opener! Continue reading as Gale Thomas-Goodman describes …

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Chicken Coop

Most of the quail coop is built – it lacks only the nesting box added onto the right side. I love my blue door!  I found a full size (but narrow) door, cut it down and painted it. Along the b…

Even chickens are creatively inspired by art :-) LOVE the tile floor----easy to clean & just throw straw in the winter for warmth!

The mesh walls and roof are secured with washers and screws spaced six inches apart along the studs. Bright red geraniums in the window box bloom almost year-round in the mild Northern California climate.

Build Your Own Chicken Coop - A story of chickens -

See how we built our chicken coop and stay tuned for the updated post to include some dimensions and materials! www.housewivesofriverton.com