Top 10 Chicken Coops You Need In Your Backyard:
A chicken coop or hen house is a small house type structure for female chickens to keep them safe follow up by some nest boxes inside for make it easier for the birds to sleep there or lay down their eggs.
It is usually kept in backyards or in the gardens. It has an indoor area for the chickens to sleep and nest as well to lay their eggs. We must have an outdoor area with the coops to feed the chickens and hey could spend majority of their day running and spinning in the outdoor area.
For the cleanliness purpose we must place some dropping boards or litter (such as straw) inside the coops to collect chicken feces. Cleaning the coop after every two week and shifting the litter every day is a mandatory thing. For easier cleanup, the floors of the coops should be made up of loose material such as straw or wood chips.
Other than cleanliness purpose we have other matter to check upon in security of the coops and chickens, a coop should be locked at night with all the chickens inside.
Highlighting the basic purpose of a Bingo chicken coops are to protect chickens from all kind of weathers – heat, cold, wind, storm, rain and etc. And securing them from predators too. Keeping in mind the method to protect chickens is to put an isolation material between two layers of wood or bricks as chickens don’t like heat, and oxygen is a mandatory thing. While making windows we should always be oriented in such a way as to prevent overheating. Proper ventilation is must to defend the chickens from overheating and infectious bronchitis.
Another purpose pops up for chicken coops is to defend the hens, chicks and eggs from the predators–especially foxes and cats and other animals. The hens can be released outside by daylight but should be locked in a coop at night to avoid any accident.
Following are some attractive chicken coops that catches your eye when you enter the backyard, giving best of specifications.
1) Shades of Blue:
This coop is designed in such a way that we can grab eggs easily.
2) Colorful and Homey:
This coop giving touch of home structure is beautifully designed allowing you to check upon your chickens live from the net.
A perfect home structure with no indoor runway for chickens. One of a family reused their children’s old bunk bed and scrap metal from a horse shelter to come up with this chicken coop.
4) Chick Brooding Cabinet
This coop is not large enough to be filled with all of the chickens but it is the perfect spot for brooding the chicks.
5) Cherry Yellow
Painting it yellow to seek more attention when one enters the backyard. This coop gives a separate area to hens to spend their all day long along. It also have window boxes.
6) Repurposed swing set
Recycling things is a very good option, to make this frame structured coop we reused swing set.
7) Pretty functional
This coop gives a larger area for chickens as an outdoor path. Attaching some curtains helps to save the hens from sun giving an elegant look to the coop.
8) Repurposed crib
Reusing old crib in such a way that we makes it a chicken coop allowing chickens to lay eggs there, eat and sleep.
9) Rustic Modern
Made from reclaimed wood this bright red coop has vinyl flooring, nesting boxes and roasting bars. Giving you larger space for more of hens.
10) Chicken coop with run
Extra-large internal space with two large side nesting boxes with 6 compartments and hinged nesting boxes for easy access.