Category Archives: Chicken Coops

How Much Roost Space Do My Chickens Need?

Roost space depends largely on the size of your chickens — how tall, wide and long they are, from beak to tail. There are several considerations that affect how to position the roost and how much space to provide. If … Continue reading

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Iowa State Student Chicken Coops

Last week I took a ride down to Ames, Iowa to see the creations of many students from Iowa State University.  As reported on KCCI: “Chicken coops designed by new architecture students at Iowa State University are on display. The … Continue reading

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How Much Space Do My Chickens Need?

  Chickens will be happier and healthier if they are let out during the day to forage. At night, they need protection against predators, so they should be kept in a chicken coop or shelter.  The proper size of the … Continue reading

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17 Things to Consider when Planning your next Chicken Coop

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