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What are some resources for free chicken house plans?

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HomeDepot.com, BackyardChickens.com and BackyardFarmingGuide.com are online resources that provide free chicken house plans. Chicken coop types include La Cage Mahal, Country Acres, Cozy Cottage Coop, Chicken Coop Shed and Chicken Brooder House. These plans vary in style, size, building material and the number of chickens they can hold.

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Chicken coop plans on HomeDepot.com feature an easy-to-access nesting box, a whole side that folds down for easy coop cleaning, a ventilation system and a quaint barn style. The website provides a list of supplies for building the coop, and pictures and illustrations showing the stages of the building process.

The La Cage Mahal, Country Acres and Cozy Cottage Coop plans are all from BackyardChickens.com. The first plan has a 3-foot by 5-foot henhouse and a 5-foot by 7-foot covered run. Country Acres is a 6-foot by 4-foot structure with a red barn style, and Cozy Cottage Coop is a sky blue, red and white structure with a higher level henhouse and a covered run.

The Chicken Coop Shed and Chicken Brooder House are from BackyardFarmingGuide.com. The Chicken Coop Shed is a 10-foot by 12-foot simple structure and includes a feed storage area and nest box. The Chicken Brooder House is a 8-foot by 8-foot house that is also fitting for pigeons and smaller chicken breeds.

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