Chicken Coop Building

Author: Max Green
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781532967290
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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2nd Edition!! Now includes instructions with pictures and materials list for building a chicken coop!! Free bonus plans and video walkthrough inside! There is nothing better than collecting fresh, still warm chicken eggs in the knowledge that you and your family have exclusively looked after the birds. You what the birds ate and went into the eggs. There's a growing trend in the us for people to keep chickens in their backyards both for eggs, meat and gardening fertilizer. In Austin, Texas, for example, chicken keeping is widespread and, for the moment anyway, even roosters are permitted. Building your own chicken coop could be the first step to a satisfying hobby farming that could lead to healthier living and save you some dollars at the grocery store. If you've taken the plunge and are brooding baby chicks, the only thing that stands between you and supply of fresh eggs is a permanent place for your hens to call home. By six weeks of age they need something more than a cardboard box to live in. Building a basic chicken coop for a small flock of birds is a solid weekend project for the determined "do-it-yourself" with carpentry skills, while the more elaborate coops could easily take several weeks (and will require advanced carpentry skills). All coops have two main components: an enclosed space for sleeping and laying eggs and an open air 'chicken run' to roam around in during the day. The enclosed space should open directly to the run, but should be elevated at least two feet above it so there is space to collect the droppings that fall through the floor. (More on that in a moment. ) There are many possible ways to plan configure, and build a chicken coop, and that is the primary BURDEN of this eBook to teach you all you need to know as a beginner in this exciting endeavor.

Backyard Chickens Guide to Coops and Tractors

Author: Members of Backyard Chickens.com
Publisher: Betterway Home
ISBN: 9781440316968
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Keeping chickens isn't just for farms! The backyard chicken revolution has coops popping up in neighborhoods all over. Home-raised chickens provide a great source of superior, organic eggs that are as close as your backyard. Chickens also make good pets and provide free fertilizer—and lots of fun. Backyard Chickens Guide offers plans and photos for 16 custom coops built by real chicken owners, (including three portable designs known as tractors). Read their stories and learn from their experiences, then head out to the backyard to start your own flock.

Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

Author: Todd Brock
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470882467
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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As the popularity of urban homesteading and sustainable living increases, it’s no wonder you’re in need of trusted, practical guidance on how to properly house the chickens you’re planning (or have already begun) to keep. Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you the information you need to build the most cost-efficient, safe, and easy-on-the-eye enclosures for your backyard flock. This practical guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building the backyard chicken coop that works best for you. You’ll get the basic construction know-how and key information you need to design and build a coop tailored to your flock, whether you live in a small city loft, a suburban backyard, or a small rural farm. Includes detailed material lists, instructions, and schematic plans for building a host of different chicken coops Step-by-step guidance on how to build a coop—or design your own Accessible for every level of reader Whether you’re just beginning to gain an interest in a back-to-basics lifestyle or looking to add more attractive and efficient coops to your current flock‘s digs, Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you everything you need to build a winning coop!

Reinventing the Chicken Coop

Author: Kevin McElroy
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428631
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Build a stylishly modern home for your poultry. Backyard chickens meet contemporary design in this inventive compilation from authors Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy. Reinventing the Chicken Coop presents 14 complete building plans for chicken houses that range from the purely functional to outrageously fabulous, with designs that include water-capturing roofs, built-in composting systems, and modernist architectural details.

Chicken Coops

Author: Susan McKay
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781547294879
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Are you thinking about keeping chickens in your backyard? If you are, you will need a sturdy and secure chicken coop for them to live in, keeping them safe from foxes and any other animals that might prey on them.This book gives step-by-step instructions on how to construct a chicken coop which will do just that, as well as giving your chickens a warm place to sleep at night and when the weather turns bad.Inside, you will find chapters on the following: Introduction Chicken Coop 101 Factors you must consider when building your coop Terminologies used in construction A step-by-step guide to the assorted designs of chicken coops and how to construct them And so much more! Complete with dozens of images to give you a visual description of each stage in the construction, building your own chicken coop will be quick and easy and will provide you with immense satisfaction.And with a complete section outlining the terminology used in the construction, this book will take you from absolute beginner to seasoned professional in just a few straightforward steps.Get your copy NOW!Tags: Chicken, Chicken Coop, Backyard Chicken

Chicken Coops

Author: Judy Pangman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603421823
Format: PDF, ePub
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Just like houses, chicken coops come in all shapes and sizes. Judy Pangman presents how-to drawings and conceptual plans for 45 coops — from the strictly practical to flights of fancy — guaranteed to meet the needs of every bird owner, however big or small your flock may be. Color photographs and innovative suggestions fill this encouraging guide, while lively anecdotes profile an array of coop builders and their various construction methods. Start building the coop of your chickens’ dreams!

Chicken Coops Building DIY Practical Chicken Coop Plans and Best Tips to Raising Chickens for Beginners

Author: Steven Richardson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781986877879
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Chicken Coops Building: DIY Practical Chicken Coop Plans and Best Tips to Raising Chickens for Beginners If you have ever wanted to know the thrill of building your own chicken coop, and raising your own chickens. This book walks you through every step of the process! From zoning regulations, types of material to use, and detailed plans for building-all the way to the type of chicken you should pick, and what kind of feed it might need! This book explains every aspect of coops and the chickens that they house! If you are wanting to build your own chicken coop-don't miss out or delay, get this book today! In this book you will learn how you can: Build your own coops Pick the Chicken That's Right for You Take Care of your Bird's Health Secure your Coop from Pests And a Whole Lot More!

Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Author: R. J. Ruppenthal
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781479197002
Format: PDF, ePub
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Valuable, short guide for beginners on how to start a backyard mini-flock of 2-4 chickens and get fresh eggs every day. Written by the author of the best-selling Fresh Food From Small Spaces book, and a former columnist for Urban Farm magazine.

The Perfect Chicken Coop

Author: Charlie Tucker
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692709832
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Stop Waiting and Start Building Your Coop Today! You can pay an arm and a leg for a pre-made coop, or build the perfect one for a fraction of the cost yourself. You choose! Many people choose to raise chickens and unfortunately turn to store-bought chicken coops. Sometimes this is a good choice, but usually they end up overpaying for something that isn't even a perfect fit for their flock. Why not determine the exact size and type of chicken coop that you need and then create one that is perfect for you and your chickens? This guide will teach you exactly how to determine the correct size, location, and style of chicken coop based on your needs. It makes the whole process of building the coops easy with step-by-step instructions as well as building plans. Stop waiting and start raising chickens today! This Guide Covers the Following: The Basic Foundations for Planning a Chicken Coop How to Choose the Best Location Creating a Coop on a Budget Everything About Nest Boxes, Ramps, and Runs 2 Detailed Building Plans With Photos Much, much more! Start building your very own coop today and buy this book while it is being offered at an introductory price!

Art of the Chicken Coop

Author: Chris Gleason
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565235427
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides step-by-step instructions for building artistic yet practical small scale housing for chickens.