Your chicken coop needs a secure, waterproof, and predator-proof roof. This post has clear, concise, and simple DIY instructions for roofing your coop.
Need inspiration and the plans for a DIY chick coop, run, nesting boxes and even a dutch door? This is the post you need.
Learn how to build a chicken coop up against an existing building - in this case, an outdoor shed. This post lays it all out, including how to use upcycled materials to keep your chicken coop costs down.
Before beginning to build your chicken coop, it's important to make a few key decisions. The size of your yard, local bylaws, your climate, predators in the area, etc.
We built our DIY off grid chicken coop last April at our off grid homestead. The extreme climate (-50C in winter) meant we had to take special care in insulating, as well as making a few key changes to typical coops.