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Country View: Your best coops

Raising chickens requires a coop and creativity. Here are a few of your favorite chick inns.
  • The little red coop

    This is the coop my husband, kids, and I built last summer. It was our first building project ever, and we think it turned out great. So far, no complaints from the chickens!<P>
    <I>-- Shannon Buckland, Plymouth IN</I>

    Date Published: April 20, 2012
    Date Updated: December 4, 2013
  • $20 coop from recycled goods

    My husband made this portable coop with scrap wood, tin, wire, insulation, siding, and vinyl flooring. The roost is an old ladder. To move the coop, we took handles from an old wheelbarrow. Broken sections of vinyl fence line the bottom.<P>
    <I>-- Deanna Preis, Freeburg, IL</I>

    Date Published: April 20, 2012
    Date Updated: December 4, 2013
  • Cabin coop

    My husband, Louie, built this cute coop. He even added pictures of roosters on the wall to give the hens something to look at while laying their eggs.<P>
    <I>-- Leslie Ochsenbein, Joplin, MO</I>

    Date Published: April 20, 2012
    Date Updated: December 4, 2013
  • Chicken tractor

    We move this coop around the yard to give the hens fresh grass. It has a tin roof, poultry netting floor, three nest boxes that extend out the back, a side door with Plexiglas, and one large roost. We cover the pen with tarp on rainy days.<P>
    <I>-- C. Hickman, TN</I>

    Date Published: April 20, 2012
    Date Updated: December 4, 2013
  • Gypsy wagon coop

    I designed this coop, and my husband built it from an old display merchandise cabinet we found in an antique shop. The big wheels make it easy to move.<P>
    <I>-- Julie Helmer, Disputanta, VA</I>

    Date Published: April 20, 2012
    Date Updated: December 4, 2013
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