DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love

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The thought alone of a neigh­bor build­ing a home­made chicken coop in their back­yard is enough to make most peo­ple cringe. Per­son­ally, I love the idea of keep­ing chick­ens in the backyard—what bet­ter way to teach your kids where food comes from? Of course, my fam­ily lives on a farm and the near­est neigh­bor is over a mile away.

Rein­vent­ing the Chicken Coop, a new book from award-winning design­ers Kevin McEl­roy and Matthew Wolpe, may be just the ticket for urban dwellers long­ing for a brood of hens to call their own. The book fea­tures 14 com­plete build­ing plans for DIY chicken coops that range from func­tional to fab­u­lous. Build one of these in your back­yard and chick­ens just might end up becom­ing the neighborhood’s lat­est must-have accessory!

Reinventing the Chicken Coop: 14 Original Designs with Step-by-Step Building Instructions

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