Chicken Coops : 45 Building ideas for Housing your Flock / Judy Pangman. Bring your chickens home to roost in comfort and style! Whether you're keeping one hen in a small backyard or 1,000 birds in a large free-range pasture, this delightful collection of hen hideaways will spark your imagination and inspire you to begin building.
You'll also find ideas for converting trailer frames, greenhouses, and backyard sheds; low-budget alternatives for working with found and recycled materials; and simple ways to make waterers, feeders, and nestboxes. A gallery of color photographs provides other creative ideas to get you going. With basic building skills, a little elbow grease, and this book of conceptual plans and how to drawings, you've got all you need to shelter your flock. You will find plans to meet every budget from the very basic to 'taj-mahals' and some weird and wacky.
Contents: Providing Shelter: The Basics -- Chick Brooders -- Feed and Water -- Temperature -- Ventilation -- Predator Protection -- Chicken Coops -- Roosts -- Nest Boxes -- Coops for the City -- Garden Coop -- Egg-loo --Hen Haven -- Coops for Small Farms -- Chicken Greenhouse -- Portable Broiler Pen -- Photos of Other Interesting and Unusual coops.
Pages: 166; Illustrated (some colour)
Poultry Book, Chicken, Hen, Chook, Fowl, Bantam, chicken coop.
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