36 DIY Backyard Chicken Coops

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Like chickens? Then this DIY project is going to make you grin from ear to ear. It’s all about treating your backyard chickens with some special TLC. Why not make them a custom backyard chicken coop?

This is a project that even beginning DIY project doers can tackle. There are some fancier chicken coop projects that you can try, more recommended for intermediate or advanced DIYers who’ve done at least a couple of wood based projects. Or if you are brand new to this project, try asking a family member or friend with experience to offer you some guidance & a helping hand along the way to create the coop of your dreams.

Many homeowners now want their chicken coop to look attractive, so their neighbors will not only admire the possibility of being offered fresh eggs every once in awhile but also will see the “curb appeal” of a great looking coop. We’ve found you 36 different chicken coop projects to try in a variety of styles. There are even a few eco-friendly ones you can make that will repurpose items you likely have on hand, such as a baby crib or a swing set. If you do so, remember to only use items that are high quality, otherwise your chicken coop will not be successful.

Having fresh eggs as close as your backdoor has proved to be tempting for so many. Eggs are chock-filled with omega-3’s which are heart healthy and offer a lot of other benefits that help us feel great all day. Treat your chickens and hens well, with a special home that is just theirs that you’ve DIY-ed all for them. Happy DIY-ing and Crafting!

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How to Build a Chicken Coop for Less Than $50

How to Build a Chicken Coop for Less Than 50

Now this chicken coop is perfect for a beginner to make. You’ll get great results with a budget friendly DIY project.

By LiveSimply

How to Build a Chicken Coop in 4 Easy Steps

How to Build a Chicken Coop in 4 Easy Steps
Don’t think making a chicken coop has to be a difficult project. Why, you’re just 4 steps away from a great DIY coop!

From PioneerSettler.com

Build Your Own Chicken Coop

Build Your Own Chicken Coop

Here’s a great coop that comes complete with an enclosure. It is medium sized, perfect for about 6 chickens.

At HousewivesOfRiverton.com 

How to Build a Chicken Coop for Under $50

How to Build a Chicken Coop for Under 50
If you have a classic baby crib, well, then you’re well on your way to a terrific chicken coop! Try this budget friendly project!

From Weedemandreap.com

Chicken Coop, Wood

Chicken Coop Wood
Here’s a great wooden chicken coop. Its the perfect size when you just want a couple of chickens.

Located at Instructables.com

Historical Coop

Historical Coop

This is a very old-fashioned and classic chicken coop. Take a look at this great DIY project.

At BackyardChickens.com

The Coop

The Coop

Want to have a few chickens in your backyard? Get started with this cute chicken coop!

By BackyardChickens.com

Cedar Chicken Coop Condo

Cedar Chicken Coop Condo

This is a big chicken coop, perfect for the dedicated chicken raiser. Its very stylish and will look perfect in your backyard, made from cedar wood.

By Instructables.com

DIY Chicken Coop

DIY Chicken Coop
This bright and modern chicken coop is great for your chickens. Make this DIY project in a weekend.

From SmallFriendly.com 

Repurposed Swing Set Chicken Coop

Repurposed Swing Set Chicken Coop
Now this is an eco-friendly project that is good for your wallet too. Take your child’s old swing set and make a great chicken coop!

From CountryLiving.com

Open Gate Garden Coop

Open Gate Garden Coop

Are you serious about raising chickens? Take a look at this open gate coop, it will comfortably house a flock nicely.

By BackyardChickens.com

Urban Chicken Coop

Urban Chicken Coop
Make a DIY chicken coop that’s perfect for a medium sized flock of chickens and hens. This is a stylish looking coop.

From TheTangledNest.com

Chicken Coop from a Playhouse

Chicken Coop from a Playhouse

Now this is a great project, especially if you have an old child’s playhouse on hand. It is eco-friendly and good for your budget too.

At Instructables.com

Red, white and blue coop

Red white and blue coop
Who can resist this charming DIY coop? Its the perfect size for a medium sized flock of chickens.

From CoopAndHome.com

Bluegrass Coop

Bluegrass Coop

Looking for a big coop for your chickens? Try this DIY project.

From BackyardChickens.com

Backyard Chicken Coop

Backyard Chicken Coop
This chicken coop is the perfect size for your backyard. It is stylish too, your neighbors will be sure to compliment its construction!

From Instructables.com

Chicken Coop Big, Cheap & Strong

Chicken Coop Big Cheap Strong
Want to raise a lot of chickens? Here is a super sturdy chicken coop for a great DIY project.

At Instructables.com

Chicken Coop

The One Where I Built a Chicken Coop
Looking for a sweet looking chicken coop? Try this one, complete with shutters and a white picket fence!

From TrevorMade.com

MY $120 “Lollipop” Chicken Coop

MY 120 Lollipop Chicken Coop

Here is a great looking chicken coop, especially if you are looking for one that is off the ground. It is medium sized, perfect for the beginning DIY project doer.

From Instructables.com

Cheryl’s Hen House

Cheryls Hen House

If you are serious about raising chickens, perhaps you want a big coop. Take a look at this project with an enclosure for the chickens to run and eat feed.

By BackyardChickens.com

Chicken Coop

Chicken Coop
Want to make a classic chicken coop? Look no further, here’s a great DIY project for you!

At Instructables.com 

Casa De Pollo

Casa De Pollo
This coop has lots of charm and plenty of room for your chickens and their eggs. Its also perfect for comfort in all 4 seasons.

From BackyardChickens.com

Chicken Coop

The Chicken Coop

Here’s a great medium sized chicken coop DIY project. Give this one a try.

Located at Instructables.com

The Breakfast Barn

The Breakfast Barn

Here is a large chicken coop that offers plenty of shelter. You’ll certainly receive many compliments from your neighbors too.

At BackyardChickens.com

Building a Chicken Coop

Building a Chicken Coop

Want to make a good sized chicken coop? Here is a large one, a terrific DIY project for your backyard.

By Instructables.com

Scrap Wood Chicken Coop

Scrap Wood Chicken Coop

Got scrap wood lying around? You can make a terrific chicken coop out of it!

From Instructables.com

Mobile Chicken Coop with Some Automation

Mobile Chicken Coop with Some Automation

Its very convenient to have a mobile chicken coop. Take a look at this great DIY project.

From Instructables.com

Homemade Chicken Coop

Homemade Chicken Coop

Looking for a medium sized chicken coop? Here is a great DIY project, perfect for beginners to do.

At Instructables.com

Chicken coop made of pallets

Chicken coop made of pallets
Pallets make for excellent DIY building material. Here is a chicken coop made from them.

Located at Instructables.com

Pink Chicken Coop

Pink Chicken Coop
Now here’s a chicken coop that looks extra fancy! Make one that everyone will look twice at, even your chickens.

By Instructables.com

Backyard Chicken coop/Hen house

Backyard Chicken Coop Hen House
Here’s a wood and metal chicken coop that’s above group. A great project for beginners.

At Instructables.com

Chicken Coop from Scratch

Chicken Coop from Scratch
This small chicken coop is a great size if you are new to raising chickens. Its also a terrific project for beginners.

From Instructables.com

Building an outdoor chicken coop

Building an outdoor chicken coop

Here’s a simple chicken coop that does everything you need. Its a project you can finish in a weekend too!

At Instructables.com

Chicken Coop Can Hold Up to 5

Chicken Coop Can Hold Up to 5
Want a chicken coop that holds a few chickens? Give this DIY project a try.

From Instructables.com

Chicken Coop/Cage/Run

Chicken Coop Cage Run
Here is a chicken coop, complete with an enclosed run. Its the perfect project if you want to make a good coop.

From Instructables.com

Chicken Coop – Heated Hen Coop

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Here is a project for a heated chicken/hen coop, so your birds will always be comfortable in every season. Choose this one especially if you have colder temps in fall and winter!

By Instructables.com

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