Building Chicken Coops for Dummies by Todd Brock, David Zook, and Robert T. Ludlow

Building Chicken Coops for Dummies by Todd Brock, David Zook, and Robert T. Ludlow

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Building Chicken Coops For Dummies (9781119543923) was previously published as Building Chicken Coops For Dummies (9780470598962). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

As the popularity of urban homesteading and sustainable living increases, it’s no wonder you’re in need of trusted, practical guidance on how to properly house the chickens you’re planning (or have already begun) to keep. Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you the information you need to build the most cost-efficient, safe, and easy-on-the-eye enclosures for your backyard flock.

This practical guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building the backyard chicken coop that works best for you. You’ll get the basic construction know-how and key information you need to design and build a coop tailored to your flock, whether you live in a small city loft, a suburban backyard, or a small rural farm.

  • Includes detailed material lists, instructions, and schematic plans for building a host of different chicken coops
  • Step-by-step guidance on how to build a coop—or design your own
  • Accessible for every level of reader

Whether you’re just beginning to gain an interest in a back-to-basics lifestyle or looking to add more attractive and efficient coops to your current flock‘s digs, Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you everything you need to build a winning coop!

From the Inside Flap
Choose your coop’s best location, size, and style
Construct a coop from the ground up
Add solar power or electricity to your coop
Build a safe enclosure for your backyard flock

Whether you have a small city loft, a suburban backyard, or rural farm, this friendly guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building a cost-effective backyard chicken coop. You’ll not only be able to construct a safe habitat, but you can also provide creature comforts for your flock, put together a run, and plug in with electricity. You’ll get basic construction know-how and key information to design and build a coop that’s easy on the eyes and tailored to your flock.

Inside…

The dirt on essential tools
The skills to build like a pro
Tips for prepping a coop site
Adding walls, doors, windows
Pointers on building roosts
Adding electricity to a coop
Helpful schematic drawings
Fun ideas to decorate a coop
From the Back Cover
Choose your coop’s best location, size, and style
Construct a coop from the ground up
Add solar power or electricity to your coop
Build a safe enclosure for your backyard flock

Whether you have a small city loft, a suburban backyard, or rural farm, this friendly guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building a cost-effective backyard chicken coop. You’ll not only be able to construct a safe habitat, but you can also provide creature comforts for your flock, put together a run, and plug in with electricity. You’ll get basic construction know-how and key information to design and build a coop that’s easy on the eyes and tailored to your flock.

Inside…

The dirt on essential tools
The skills to build like a pro
Tips for prepping a coop site
Adding walls, doors, windows
Pointers on building roosts
Adding electricity to a coop
Helpful schematic drawings
Fun ideas to decorate a coop

About the Author

Todd Brock has written for HGTV’s Landscape Solutions and Ground Breakers as well as DIY Network’s Fresh from the Garden.

Dave Zook owns Horizon Structures, which makes custom chicken coops.

Rob Ludlowis the owner of BackYardChickens.com, a top source on chicken raising. Rob and his family raise a small flock in their backyard.

Additional information

Dimensions 11 × 12 × 2 in

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