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Building Chicken Coops

Save money by constructing your own coop

Item Number: BO1075

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

by Gail Damerow

This booklet helps you house your flock of chickens. Save money by constructing your own coop. This short, easy to understand book shows you how.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Twelve Steps for a Successful Coop Design
  • Planning for Easy Access
  • Space Requirements
  • Providing Adequate Ventilation
  • Temperature Control
  • Choosing the Right Flooring
  • Putting Down Bedding
  • Installing Roosts
  • Nests and Nest Boxes
  • Choosing and Siting a Feeder
  • Choosing and Siting a Water Source
  • Tips and Advice for Keeping Chickens in Cages
  • Offering Access to a Yard
  • Raising Chickens Free on the Range
  • Fencing

Softback. 32 pages. Storey Publishing 1999.

Characteristics

Book Format Softback Year Published 1999
Book Format Softback
Year Published 1999

Videos & Articles

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Articles

March 25, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Spring is officially here, and with Easter just around the corner, you may be considering getting some chicks this year to start a backyard flock.  Before you invest in chickens, here’s a few things… read more »
September 11, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Considering backyard chickens? Listen to this podcast before you start. From choosing chicken breeds to planning chicken coops where the hens will live, this episode of Toxic Free Talk Radio gives you… read more »
May 10, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
All chickens deserve dry, safe places to live. Offer them good grub too—and you’ll get yummy eggs full of Omega-3 fatty acids! Give your backyard chickens the best room and board. Here at Peaceful… read more »

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.50 lbs. Dimensions: 8.5"L x 5.5"W x 0.025"H

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