Chicken Coop Guide

The Ultimate Chicken Coop Guide

If you are looking into getting a chicken coop, you've probably noticed there are a million considerations.

Do I need a run? Where should the coop go? How many nesting boxes do I need? Don't panic! Take a deep breath and close all the research tabs in your browser. 

Everything you need to consider for building or buying a chicken coop is all covered here.

Whether you are an expert chicken-keeper or you are thinking about getting chickens for the first time, this guide is for you!

Quick Jump

Chapter 1:

Space Considerations


Coop Size Requirements

The first thing to consider is the coop size.

Chickens do not like being crammed in a coop. They will get angry and could attack each other.

However, when flocks have too much space inside, it can be hard for them to stay warm on cold nights.

Below is a calculator to figure out how much space you will need for your flock in your coop.


Chicken Coop Size Calculator

Where will your chicken’s spend the majority of their day?

How many of each size breed?

Bantam i Miniture chickens that are 1/4 the size of large breeds
Regular i Regular size chickens

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Coop Size: i Minimum square feet for happy chickens.

Keep reading to learn the important aspects of a chicken coop.

Chicken Coop Runs

A run is pretty much a playground for your chickens. Humans don't like to be "cooped up" all day and neither do chickens!

Your chickens will spend much of their time in the run during the day. 

There are many different ways to build a chicken run, but here is a handy-dandy checklist to reference when planning your run.“Chicken

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Remember, chicken wire is for keeping chickens inside, not keeping predators out; so be sure to use hardware cloth or something of similar durability to protect your flock.

As mentioned above in the checklist, the general rule of thumb is to have 8 sq ft per chicken in the run.

Use the chart below to see how much space your flock would need.“Chicken

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Having a covered run is ideal since it protects your flock from predators, but if you are balling on a budget, you can go without. Just make sure you keep an eye out for flying predators e.g. hawks and vultures.

With a raised coop, the run goes all the way underneath the coop, which is a nice added level of protection from dive bomber predators and hot, sunny days.

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Location & Terrain

The next decision to make is where to put your coop.

You won't want it too close to your house, otherwise, your mother-in-law will come over and ask why your house smells.

You won't want it so far away that they are basically on your neighbor's property. Karen, your next-door neighbor, would absolutely speak to the manager about that.

Somewhere between those two extremes will be a suitable location. 

Chickens need ample sun (for egg production) and access to shade, in order to stay cool.“Ideal

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Chickens were not meant for swimming, or to be wet for that matter. Thus, it is important to make sure their coop is elevated in some manner.

Either on 'stilts', or just a few inches above the ground...“Elevated

Flooding isn't the only thing your chickens need to be protected from.

Keep reading to learn about common chicken predators and how to defend against those jerks.

Chapter 2:

Building a Chicken Coop


Chicken Predators

Humans are not the only ones that think chickens are delicious. That's why you have to make sure your coop is secure on all fronts. 

There are so many ways different predators can bust into your coop and cause a ruckus. Some steal eggs, some eat chickens, and some spread disease.

But don't freak out just yet, we will help you prevent that. Below are a few great tips and tricks to implement when building or picking out your coop.“Predator

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Another factor chickens have to battle is the weather. 

The next section discusses how to prepare for extreme weather.

Weather Protection

 If you live in a region that gets cold winters, you'll want to make sure your coop is set up to handle frigid temps. 

Below are a few important tactics that you can use to equip your coop.“Winter

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What about a heat lamp you ask? Heat lamps are a controversial method of keeping coops warm when temps drop really low. They can cause your coop to start on fire and lose everything. 

If you decide to add a heat lamp to prevent frostbite, just know you have been warned and please be cautious!

To learn more about winterizing your chicken coop, visit Chapter 2 in The Ultimate Winter Chicken Care Guide.

Now for hot summers, there are also a few things your coop needs to have to help with ventilation and keeping your flock cool. “Summer

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You can also freeze herbs, such as mint, with treats and put them in their water bowls to keep them cool and busy.

If you live in an area that is warm year-round, you may want to consider making your coop with only one or two solid walls.

As long as you have great ventilation in your coop, summers will be a breeze. 

Let's take a deeper dive into creating ventilation for your coop.

Coop Ventilation

Ventilation is super important as it keeps the air fresh in a coop, preventing the build-up of moisture.

If a coop is not properly ventilated, it will lead to respiratory issues for your chickens, cause materials in your coop to deteriorate quickly, and frankly smell like your worst nightmare. 

Below is an example of effective ventilation.“Ventilated

When you crack your coop windows, this is an open invitation to predators, so make sure they are covered with hardware cloth to keep those losers out. 

Ventilation can only do so much in preventing disease and health issues. Keep reading to learn how to make cleaning your chicken coop easier.

Coop Accessibility

Chickens are messy animals. Surprisingly enough when they are sleeping, they poop. Weird right?

Since they sleep in the coop, this leads to a messy home for them and more cleaning for you.

It is important to keep the coop clean to prevent disease and other nastiness. And no you can't just call Molly Maid. You can do it!

The type of bedding you use will greatly affect the rate at which the bedding needs to be changed. We'll give you the full low-down on that in Chapter 3. 

Being able to access the inside of the coop to clean is something you need to consider. The easier it is to access it, the easier and faster it will be for you to clean it. 

If you have a human-sized door, then you will have no problem.

If you have a smaller coop with no human-sized door, you'll need an easy-access cleaning door.

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Flooring Options

The material you choose for the floor of your coop is actually very important. 

If you plan on having your coop in the same spot for a long time, your best bet is to do concrete floors. If that's not in your budget, there are plenty of other options. 

There are quite a few different flooring options out there. While some materials may last long and stay strong for one person, they also can be a complete bust for another person. “Chicken

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With a properly built coop, you can now think about the inside.

Read on to find out what goes inside the coop.

Chapter 3:

Chicken Coop Interiors


Chicken Roosts

Roosts, also called perches, are what chickens like to sleep on at night and occasionally hang out on during the day.

Placement: Chickens instinctively like to be high up to avoid predators. A good rule of thumb is to have roosts be 2-3 feet above the ground.

Since chickens eliminate quite a bit while they are roosting, avoid placing roosts over nesting boxes, ventilation points, feeders, and waterers. Consider placing dropping boards below the roosts to catch all their 'presents'.

If you have more space and bantams, consider adding an even higher roost for them. If you have a heavier breed or even an injured bird, you could add a lower roost for easy access.

Below are a couple of examples of roosts. It's good to have one or more (depending on your flock size) in the run to give them a daytime chill spot. Having one or more inside the coop is an absolute must. 

“ChickenIf you are wondering what the sheet is under the roosts on the right, that is a poop hammock. It's a lesser-known trick to make coop cleaning a lot easier. 

Material: For the material, be sure to use wood as it is durable and easy to grip. The wood needs to be smooth so no one gets their feet poked and untreated to avoid toxic chemicals. 

If you buy a coop that comes with plastic or metal roosts, throw them away and replace them with solid wood. 

Size: Roost bars should be about 3 inches thick. The smaller breeds will want roosts a little smaller than that, so a variety of roost bar sizes would be good to have. 

Shape: Birds don't like to sleep flat-footed, so make sure you are rounding the materials you are using.  

Use the chart below to ballpark your roost bar length.“Roost

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Next, we will cover another essential component inside your coop!

Nesting Boxes

Nesting boxes are where your chickens will lay their eggs. Even if you are raising your chickens for meat, you will need a nesting box.

Creating a safe and comfortable space for chickens to lay their eggs is key. Use the checklist below to make sure you are meeting your ladies' needs.

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Despite what you might think, each hen does not need her own nesting box. You should have at least 1 nesting box for every 4 laying hens.“Nesting

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Collect the eggs daily and keep the boxes clean. Establishing a regular routine that works for your schedule is a surefire way to maintain a happy and healthy coop. 

The top of the nesting box pictured below has poop all over it...dang it. This is due to the flat roof. 

Don't be like the picture below. Make sure your nesting boxes have slanted roofs!

“NestingBedding is also required in a nesting box and the coop itself.

The next section talks about different types.

Chicken Coop Bedding

No, we aren't talking about Pottery Barn sheets. Bedding is like litter. Your coop will need bedding to absorb moisture, insulate the coop, and cushion your flock. 

You'll notice there are a lot of different bedding options out there.

If you want to hit the easy button, just get pine shavings or straw. If you are curious about all the options, check out the handy dandy chart we made below that covers it all.“Chicken

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Chicken Feeders

There are tons of different types of feeders. You will want to set your flock up with a good feeder that has all these qualities.“Qualities

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In the photo below on the left is a basic plastic feeder that can be hung up to reduce the quantity of feed chickens will waste by scooping it out onto the ground.

On the right is an example of a homemade, automatic feeder. “ChickenIf you're interested in making your own feeder, there are tons of DIY feeder ideas/plans on the internet for you to check out.

Otherwise, below are some solid options you can purchase on Amazon. 

Chicken Waterers

Also known as a drinker, a waterer is pretty self-explanatory. It's a glorified water dish for your flock.

Here's what to look for when making or buying a waterer.“Qualities

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Automatic waterers are great because your chickens will never run out of water, however, that entails a lot of upfront work and potential upkeep issues. You have to run a water line out and make sure it doesn't freeze or clog.

For a small backyard flock, you probably don't need an automatic waterer. There are tons of hand-filled and hand-carried waterers available. 

Here are a few common waterer examples.

“ChickenYou can either make your own waterer or hit the easy button and buy one.

We researched the best options available on Amazon. Below are four different types of waterers. 

A steel waterer (like the one pictured above) can be heated by a metal plate when the temperature drops below zero. 

Check out the reviews on each product to help you make the best decision. Remember, you get what you pay for!

Chapter 4:

Choosing the Best Chicken Coop


Permanent Chicken Coops

 When choosing a chicken coop, you will need to decide if you want a permanent coop or a portable coop. 

Permanent coops offer a lot of opportunities to build pretty landscaping around the coop, similar to a shed.

Permanent Chicken CoopPermanent coops and portable coops both have many advantages and disadvantages. “Permanent

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Basically, if you have a larger flock and or a smaller yard, you are probably going to want to have a permanent coop.

Portable Chicken Coops

Portable coops, aka tractor coops, are meant to be moved around the yard.

This gives your flock new, fresh foraging opportunities and prevents your yard from being completely destroyed.

“PortableHere are the components you'll want when building or buying a portable coop.“Portable

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With portable coops, you have to move them to a new spot every day or so to keep the whole operation running smoothly. Unless you are the Hulk or Mr. Incredible, you will need to make sure you use lightweight materials so you can move it with ease. 

The lightweight materials make it easier for predators to bust in, so finding the right balance is key.

DIY Chicken Coop vs Chicken Coop Kits

Now that you know all the considerations that go into a chicken coop, it will be easier to decide if you want to buy or build your coop.

If you have carpentry skills, time, and access to recycled materials, you are a perfect candidate to build your own chicken coop. 

If not, you may want to consider buying one. Just remember you will still have to assemble it.“DIY

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You might not have the time or experience to build a coop. So, we picked out a few pre-made ones for you.

If you would like to build your own coop, the next chapter is for you!

Chapter 5:

DIY Chicken Coop Plans


We searched the internet high and low for tons of different DIY coop plans to help you find the right one to meet your needs. 

Use the tool below to search for inspiration or plans for your DIY coop.

The opportunities are endless!


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Barn Geek

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Simple Sunset

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Steadfast's Condo

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Grand Chick Hotel

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Red Shed

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Coq au Vin

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Kerr Center's Chicken Tractor

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Harriet’s House

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Debby's Roost

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Creative Mom

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Mammy's 1985 Chicken House

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The Happy Chicken Coop

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Red, White, & Blue

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Urban Tangled Nest

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Charming Trictle

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Nest Egg

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Southern City

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LZ Cathcart

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Moon Shadows Farm

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Mid-life Crisis

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Kassy's Hen House

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Hughe's Chicken Home

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Green Living

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Egg Plant Palace

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Pallet 101

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Basic Beauty

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Garden Roof

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Whimsically Re-purposed

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Chicken Ranch Playhouse

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Queen Bee Cedar

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Pallet Pals

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Small & Friendly

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Grand Lodge

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Sunrise Chicks

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Small Backyard

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Down East Thunder

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Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Bless This Mess

$$$$$

1-5

Easy

C

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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PVC Pen

PVC Pen

$$$$$

1-5

Medium

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Portable Poultry Pen

$$$$$

1-5

Medium

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Poultry Pen

$$$$$

1-5

Easy

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Pallet Plan

$$$$$

11-15

Easy

C

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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West Wing

$$S$$

16+

Hard

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Two Dog Farm

$$$$$

6-10

Hard

C-

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Backyard Living

$$$$$

6-10

Medium

C-

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Est. 2013

$$$$$

1-5

Easy

C

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Chicken Mansion

$$$$$

11-15

Hard

C

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Chicken Garden

$$$$$

16+

Hard

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Rural Rehatch

$$$$$

16+

Easy

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Pallet Palace

$$$$$

11-15

Medium

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Noyolk's Shed

Noyolk's Shed

$$$$$

16+

Hard

C

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Monk's Manor

$$$$$

6-10

Medium

C+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

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Mighty Minnesota

$$$$$

16+

Medium

C

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Clutch Hutch

$$$$$

11-15

Medium

D

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Gopher Boy Farms

$$$$$

16+

Hard

D+

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Ron & Roxie

Ron & Roxie

$$$$$

16+

Easy

D-

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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Wire Spools

$$$$$

1-5

Easy

F

Electricity

Chicken Run

Human door

Raised

Winterproof

Portable

Complete Plan

Ramp

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