16 Free Chicken Coop Plans That Really Guides You How To Build

 

Chicken coop construction is easy! We are going to give you a step-by-step guide on how to build a comfortable and functional chicken coop for your birds. Follow through and you will learn everything you need to know about constructing a DIY chicken enclosure; right from the equipment you need through to the best materials to opt for and tips on how to enhance the comfort of your chicken pen. If you are comfortable to begin immediately, check our chicken coop plans below.

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4’x3′ Chicken Coop Plan For 5 Chickens

The coop features convenient entry points for feeding, cleaning, and harvesting eggs. The gabled roof provides extra protection in harsh weather, and with approved heating and insulation, the coop can provide protection for your birds even through the toughest, coldest winters.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

24x8 Walk In Chicken Coop

24’x8′ Walk In Chicken Coop Plan For 50 Chickens

Ideal for those looking to keep a large number of birds or to increase the size of their flock, this 24’ x 8’ walk-in chicken coop that can house up to 50 chickens offers plenty of living space and two large walk in doors. This stationary coop features a gabled roof and the Scandinavian design makes this coop a pleasant addition to your exterior living space.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

30x15 Walk In Chicken Coop

30’x15′ Walk In Chicken Coop Plan For 50 Chickens

This is a plan for a large, 30 ft. x 15 ft. chicken coop that can house up to fifty birds. It is of some complexity to build and set on a permanent foundation. However, this design can really prepare your operation to be ready for any level of expansion. The size of the house and the total area can house even the largest flock.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

7x6 A Frame Chicken Coop

7’x6′ A-Frame Chicken Coop Plan For 6 Chickens

This A-frame chicken coop can house up to six chickens. It is of a medium complexity to build and should take several days to completely construct. This design is particularly useful for nesting chickens producing eggs, as it has four separate hatching areas, each accessible through a hinged door.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

5x6 Chicken House

5’x6′ Chicken House Plan For 10 Chickens

This chicken house features a full-size access door for feeding, cleaning, and harvesting eggs, birds, and hatchlings, as well as a window to allow for increased airflow on hot summer days that can be decimating to your flock.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

4x4 Chicken House

4’x4′ Chicken Coop Plan For 6 Chickens

The coop features convenient entry points for feeding, cleaning, and harvesting eggs. The gabled roof provides extra protection in harsh weather, and with approved heating and insulation, the coop can provide protection for your birds even through the toughest, coldest winters.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

10x8 Hen House

10’x8′ Hen House Plan For 30 Chickens

This plan shows you how to build a 10 foot by 8 foot hen house that is capable of housing up to thirty chickens. It is a stationary structure, complete with nesting areas, windows, and doors for both the birds and for you to clean, feed and collect eggs or hatchlings.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

12x8 Chicken Run

12’x8′ Chicken Run Plan For 15 Chickens

This is a stationery design for a 12′ by 8′ chicken run, complete with roosting areas and hatchling boxes. The 96 square feet of space allows plenty of room for interior roaming in the aviary, while the raised nesting box provides an extra level of security from predators.

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4x12 Walk In Chicken Coop

4’x12′ Walk In Chicken Coop Plan For 8 Chickens

This is a lean-to style chicken coop built tall enough to allow you to walk inside to collect eggs, feed, or clean. The coop is designed with protected areas for nesting and roosting, while still allowing space for roaming while the coop is closed.

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by Dave Malcolm - Howtoplans.org

9x42 Chicken Run

9’x42′ Chicken Run Plan For 22 Chickens

This plan is for an extra large chicken coop with a lean-to roof design and space for up to 22 chickens. As designed, it is approximately 9 feet by 42 feet and over 9 feet in height at the front.

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39x19 Chicken Run

39’x19′ Chicken Run Plan For 56 Chickens

This chicken coop is over 740 square feet, it provides lots of space for up to 55 chickens, each with plenty of both roosting and roaming area. The gable style roof provides shelter in even the harshest weather, and multiple access doors allow for easy entry.

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13x5 Chicken Run

13’x5′ Chicken Run Plan For 10 Chickens

The chicken coop is 65 square feet of space provides enough room for eight chickens to nest and roam. The gabled roof protects your chickens from even the harshest weather, and with proper insulation, it will provide safe shelter for them year round.

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4x12 Chicken Tractor

4’x12′ Chicken Tractor Plan For 10 Chickens

The arc design provides free flow of air and makes the overall frame more sturdy during moves. The rear nesting area still provides plenty of protection from predators and shelter from the weather for up to nine chickens. Doors allow access to both the front aviary and to the nesting area at the rear.

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5x13 Chicken Tractor

5’x13′ Chicken Tractor Plan For 8 Chickens

This chicken coop is designed to be mobile, it’s roof offers sturdy protection, even in heavy storms. The raised nesting area also provides extra protection from predators. With proper insulation and quality materials, it can also house your chickens through most cold spells.

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Chicken Coop Tips

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Top 8 Sustainable Chicken Breeds

Before you begin to raise chickens you need to know their key differences to make the right choice. Not all chickens are equal because they all have a different character,…

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