Monday, July 6, 2009

How to Build Your Own Chicken Coop Under $150?

Do you know a ready made chicken coop would cost around $1000? But you can build your own chicken coop under $150. Yes!!! It is true! Do follow the simple steps discussed in this article to get a best coop for your chicken.

The first and foremost thing you should do is determine the size of the coop. If you want to house 6-8 chickens then you do require small coop, whereas for housing more than 25 chicken, the cost of building coop will be more and expensive.

You can build your own chicken coop that house 25 chickens for less than 150 bucks. If you buy the same in the market it would cost more than 500 bucks.

It is always advisable to build the house facing the sun. This will help the house dry after it rain. Hence location is the first and foremost thing you should ascertain before starting to build.

Using a wire mesh will help you to prevent your chickens from predators like opossum, owl etc. You can buy the chicken wire mesh at local stores at nominal price.

Your hens are like human beings only. So you should provide proper ventilation to provide fresh air and space to walk around. If not, you just going make you chicken go insane.

To get perfect ideas for building chicken coop below 150 bucks, go to how to make your own chicken coop site to download an e-book with step by step video instructions to build your dream chicken coop.

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