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Step 1: Build Frame

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The posts are 4"x4"x6' The box is 3' square and 10' long

Step 2: Add

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Add the wire to the bottom and then all your supports and dividers

Step 3: Nesting Box

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Build your nesting box on one end

Step 4: Doors

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Frame the doors

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Step 7: Finished

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Step 8: Finish

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Put the outside wire on and tin on the roof
Survivalist81 (author) 3 months ago
Kivabell if you would like i can send you instructions on what I did. I built this as I went and just worked each problem as I came up
kivabell3 months ago
I love this coop but so many steps are missing! any chance of updating this with step by step instructions? or does any one know where I can find instructions for a coop this style? im not exactly a handyman...
Survivalist81 (author) 4 months ago
I have 8 hens in my coop
sstein24 months ago
How many hens can you house In this?
Survivalist81 (author) 5 months ago
The coop itself is a 3 foot by 3 foot square. I built the rest to fit what I had
gcherry5195 months ago

I love your chicken coop but being a widow I have no one to help me make things. I am pretty handy but the pictures just weren't enough. I would have loved to see each step include neasurements and more detailed instructions on how to put together. I do love the coop and want to make it but without details I unfortunately can not do it. Thank you for the inspiration though.

ddl62798 made it!7 months ago

I adapted the design for a rabbit hutch. We will add shingles on the roof and paint or add siding as well. So far the rabbits love it and it is working well!

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With only three hens your roster may over breed the small flock and stress them out. A stressed out hen will lay less eggs or none at all. A good ratio is 1:12.
aaronliss1 year ago
Are you going to build a ramp up to the door?
Survivalist81 (author)  aaronliss1 year ago
I will when I get me a bigger place. I'm going to put wire around the bottom later and fix a ramp
Survivalist81 (author) 1 year ago
I have 14 baby chicks in it right now. I'm only planning on keeping 3 hens and 1 rooster.
MarDet1 year ago
very nice. how many chickens can you house in this???
SinAmos1 year ago
I really like this design.