Most of the people like to keep chickens in the back yard of their house or in the open plot. They try to follow every aspect to give comfort to their chickens. If you too are looking to provide comfort for your chickens then you have to follow specific instructions to achieve a perfect and free chicken coop plans. Here are some guidelines that are sufficient to help you in making a good chicken coop in your backyard.
Actually, a comfortable chicken coop needs a spacious place so that the chickens can move around in an easy way. The space should be of nearly 4 to 5 sq.ft for each chicken which is enough to provide a good and healthy environment for them. If you don’t consider an area in building a chicken coop then it will result into a bad smelling area, crowded chicken house with diseases among them. Continue reading
Building a Chicken Coop? You MUST Follow the Right Plans!
Medium Size Coop
Perhaps the most important thing for you to consider before building any type of hen-house is the set of chicken coop plans you’re relying on to guide you through the process.
Without a set of quality chicken coop building plans from which to work, all kinds of problems can occur, including roof collapses, flooding, and decreased egg production in the winter.
One mistake you really want to avoid is getting your plans online for free. I know it’s incredibly tempting to do this, but when the dust settles, you may very well be upset over having taken such a gamble.
The best things in life aren’t always free, and I wouldn’t trust the free plans you can find online.
Plans for Chicken Coop – What to Look For:
There are a number of factors you really need to take into consideration prior to investing in your plans. I would avoid any plans that don’t fit ALL of the following criteria. When it comes to chicken coop plans, here is what you should demand…
1. The Plans For Your Chicken Coop Must Be Legible
I know this seems silly and obvious, but some folks out there get pretty lazy when it comes to compiling their plans. They’re either too small, too confusing, or too difficult to follow. You want to make sure the plans are clear, concise, large enough to read, and easy to work from. Continue reading
Build Your Own Chicken Coop
It is the ultimate question when it comes to chickens. How do you build a chicken coop? Well, I am going to level with you. Building a chicken coop requires you follow closely a quality set of plans and I won’t be able to fit every step you need on this particular page. Besides, I offer a free set of quality plans and recommend you seriously consider picking up a copy of the Chicken Coop Plan Guide: Building A Chicken Coop.
What I really want to cover here is the questions you should be asking yourself before you build your chicken coop. I know of a lot of people who just throw caution to the wind and expect it will all come together for them. Well, very rarely does it all come together unless you have an excellent set of plans to work with. And then even in that case, you need some helpful assistance in matters like the Do and Don’ts, where to purchase inexpensive construction materials, and how to successfull raise your chickens. I can be help in all of those matters. Continue reading
Lately, a lot of you have been asking why you should raise your own chickens in your backyard. Well, I decided to put this article together to outline the many benefits that you get out of raising chickens on your own. However, I am also going to do something else that really no one is doing right now. In addition to listing why you should raise your own chickens, I will also be outlining some of the downfalls of raising chickens on your own. My goal here is to be completely transparent with everyone and I believe the best way to do that is to show both sides of the chicken raising coin. Lets get started!
Reasons Why You Should Be Raising Chickens
- Relatively speaking of course, chickens are some of the most inexpensive pets out there.
- They mature much faster than other pet.
- You can end up saving money.
- The eggs they produce are healthier than the store bought ones you and I are so used to. They also can provide fresh meat.
- Chickens are really good at gobbling up snails and slugs, making them your own pest control pets. Continue reading