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Mike Webster only had two requirements for his chicken coop. It had to be one of a kind, and it had to be repurposed.
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Our backyard coop contest was very successful and we loved all the creative coops that were entered. Here are the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners who all received a supply of feed from Nutrena Feeds.
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Adding a run to your coop gives extra space for exercise, protects chickens from predators, and provides shade from the sun. We hope these coops will inspire you to build or add on to your run.
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Nesting boxes and roosts are an important part of a well-designed coop. Here are a few examples to help you with your interior designs.
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These coops are sure to give you some great inspiration for building your own coop. We wonder if extra large coops produce extra large eggs?
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Readers have designed and built some very interesting chicken coops using original designs and recycled materials. These creative and clever coops are surely one of a kind.
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You can buy nest boxes or make your own
Making wooden nesting boxes for hens to lay eggs in seems to make chickens happy. Line your boses with straw and their happy clucking will tell you they're satisified with their digs....
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As temperatures begin to drop, making a few modifications to your chicken coop can help keep your birds warm and cozy during the fall and throughout the winter.
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As long as you provide the basic creature comforts and protection from predators, the birds will be fine
I’ve seen chicken coops that are almost nicer than my house. Pampering the poultry isn’t required for their survival, but at the very least, a coop should provide protection from bad...
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Our readers got creative and formed new coops with old materials.
Our readers got creative and formed new coops with old materials.

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