18 Easy (and Cheap!) DIY Backyard Chicken Coops



18 Easy (and Cheap!) DIY Backyard Chicken Coops



A good chicken coop will make your chickens happy, keep them safe from predators and will provide you with daily fresh organic eggs that you can eat or sell for profit. Building your own chicken coop can be a incredibly rewarding experience. These chicken coop ideas with instructions that we have gathered are simple to follow and can be created in a relatively short period of time with very little equipment. Here are 18 DIY chicken coops in different sizes and styles that are perfect for any size flock.

1. Chicken Coop for Less Than $50

Chicken Coop for Less Than $50

{Full instructions at: Live Simply}

 

2. Urban Chicken Coop

Urban Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: The Tangled Nest}

 

3. The Palace Chicken Coop

The Palace Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: Backyard Chickens}

 

4. Mini Chicken Barn

Red Barn Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: The Creative Mom}

 

5. Small Backyard Chicken Coop

small backyard chicken coop

{Full instructions at: MyOutdoorPlans}

 

6. Cute and Chic Chicken Coop for Less Than $300

Cute and Chic Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: Housewives of Riverton}

 

7. 4X8 Chicken Coop

4X8 Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: Downeast Thunder Farm}

 

8. Portable Poultry Pen Made out of PVC Pipes

Portable Poultry Pen Made out of PVC Pipes

{Full instructions at: PVC Plans}

 

9. DIY Chicken Coop from Pallets

Chicken Coop from Pallets

{Full instructions at: The Homesteading Boards}

 

10. Crib to Chicken Coop

Crib to Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: Weed’em & Reap}

 

11. Turn a Swing Set Into an Upcycled Chicken Coop

Turn a Swing Set Into an Upcycled Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: JoJoChooks}

 

12. Chicken Coop from a Playhouse

Chicken Coop from a Playhouse

{Full instructions at: Instructables}

 

13. An old Car Repurposed into a Chicken Coop

Upcycle a Junkyard Car into Chicken Coop

{via Alternet}

 

14. Build a Chicken Coop from an Old Tool Shed

Chicken Coop from an Old Tool Shed

{Full instructions at: Ana White}

 

15. Saltbox Chicken Coop, Run, and Planter

Saltbox Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: Killer b. Designs}

 

16. A-Frame Chicken Coop

A-Frame Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: Coop and Home}

 

17. Geodesic Dome Chicken House

Geodesic dome chicken house

{Full instructions at: Anthony.liekens.net}

 

18. Convert an Old Dog House into a Simple Chicken Coop

Convert an Old Dog House into a Simple Chicken Coop

{Full instructions at: Green Garden Girl}







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