building a coop

This looks like a great way to make a covered coop area with an old shed, braced and wired with a closed up spot inside for a warm spot and egg laying. These crappy old sheds are always for sale on CL.

chicken coop from shed | could probably get a free shed on craigslist

Two most essential requirements of the chicken pen are safety and comfort. You must save the chicken from possible danger and you must make sure that the birds are comfortable inside their coop.

Chicken coop attached to your garage, anyone? Looks a nice design and I love that they posted pictures of the whole building process. :)

Chicken coop attached to your garage, anyone? Looks a nice design and I love that they posted pictures of the whole building process.

Roosts over poop board with introduction cage underneath on one side and food and water on the other.

LOVE this idea with storage underneath and a place to keep hens for whatever reason. Roosts over poop board with introduction cage underneath on one side and food and water on the other.

Chicken Coop (Dunway Enterprises) http://amzn.to/2a4nGOu

BackYard Chickens article, Large Chicken Coop Designs & Pictures of Chicken Coops Large Coops Page:

Use sand in the run- it stays cooler than any other litter choice and provides ample opportunity for dust-bathing, which is another mechanism chickens use to cool themselves.

Beat the Heat: Helping Chickens Survive High Temps

The Chicken Chick®: Chicken Coop Bedding: Sand, the Litter Superstar

Really digging this... Can build a shed, use one half for chicken coop like this one and then make rabbit hutches on the other side.  Nice.

Really digging this. Can build a shed, use one half for chicken coop like this one and then make rabbit hutches on the other side. Nice No screen door idea

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