Hilton 10×8 Hen House Plan

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10x8 hen house


Chicken coop overview


The 10’x8’ Hilton hen house offers 80 sq. ft. of interior floor space, and it can accommodate up to 30 chickens. This is a great looking structure. and it’s designed for those who are serious about protection for their flock. The construction only uses materials with staying power and low-maintenance qualities. The foundation adequately supports the structure, and the pressure-treated framing ensures a solid construction that will last for decades. The Hilton hen house is an all-season chicken house, and winterizing it is easy with open bays for approved insulation. A variety of approved heat lamps can run off a nearby service panel or a solar panel can be installed on top of the sturdy gable roof. It comes with plenty of windows, doors, ventilation, and room for nesting boxes. The Hilton hen house’s trim, siding, and corrugated metal roofing components can all be matched to existing architecture simply by painting or staining the wood and buying the sheet metal in a variety of colors.



Type Chicken house Door size (in.) 79,75×34,75

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10x8 hen house plan


Premium Plan Description


The 10’x8’ Hilton hen house’s plan includes a detailed material list with all of the items required to build the hen house. It incorporates a step by step blueprint that goes into further detail with a numerical series of directions for each step. The difficulty level for this structure is designed for those with some carpentry experience. The plan is a good set of instructions to work from. They guide the builder with step-by-step instructions, and every step comes with a blueprint of the section. The Hilton hen house’s plan goes into detail about the correct method to dig and pour the concrete footing, framing dimensions, plywood configurations, gable roof construction, corrugated metal roofing installation, and wood siding that can be painted, stained or left natural with a wood preservative.



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FAQs & Answers


1. Do I need a permit to build a chicken coop?

A: In most cases, local regulations stipulate buildings that are over 100sqft require a permit, chicken coops included. If your coop is under a 100sqft, chances are you don’t need one.

2. Can I legally have chickens in my backyard?

A: Most bylaws and regulations stipulate that where chickens are allowed, a required distance between your neighbor’s property line and the coop needs to be enacted.  

3. How much does it cost to build a chicken coop?

A: This depends on the type, style, and size of the chicken coop. For smaller coops 100sqft and under, you can expect to pay between $500 and $1000, and for larger coops 200sqft and more, you can expect to pay between $1500 to $4000.

4. How long will my chicken house last?

A: All of our chicken houses are designed with weather-resistant materials, and they should last 20 to 30 years before major repairs or replacements may be needed.

5. How long does it take to build a chicken house?

A: This also depends on the size and complexity of the structure. In most cases, a smaller chicken house can take about 3 to 4 days to build, and the larger more complex structures, you should allow about 7 to 10 days to construct.

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