I recently thought about buying some chickens and starting my own brood, so I thought about where I would keep them. So, I started looking for chicken coops. Chicken coops are the necessity of all chicken farmers. They give live chickens a safe habitat and protect them from predators and bad weather. I love projects that add function and décor to my backyard.
Most stalls in the market are expensive, so plan to build your own chicken coop. It is easy indeed and it is immense fun. So we put together 15 creative DIY chicken coop designs that can be built at home on a budget. These are really simple designs in principle, cheap chicken coop designs that you can realize alone in a weekend with the right set of tools.
Most stalls sold in the market are expensive. Don’t panic, take a deep breath! Below we have 15 free DIY chicken coop plans with easy step by step instructions. We also give you some general guidelines about Coops to pave the way for you.
Build one of these free DIY chicken coops this weekend and look at those ideas that add style and flavor.
1. Repurposed Dog House Into a Chicken Coop
If you have an old dog house laying around you can easily turn it into a cute little chicken coop. (DIY instructions: Glass Slipper Restorations)
2. Barn Pallet Chicken Coop
The red color is perfect and the fact that it’s built out of pallets is awesome. (DIY instructions: A Vision to Remember)
3. Mobile Chicken Coop
This awesome Chicken Tractor is made from recycled wheels and car shelter frame. (DIY instructions: USA-Gardening)
4. Chicken Coop for Less Than $50
Build a chicken coop from scratch and get all accessories you need for pennies! (DIY instructions: Live Simply)
5. Chicken Coop made out of a Dresser
Here’s the most innovative chicken coop design. Drawers are repurposed into egg bins and cabinets into individual chicken roosts. (More details: Inhabitat)