13 Free DIY Chicken Coop Plans

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These free chicken coop plans will help give your chickens a nice safe home where they can flourish. A good chicken coop will make your chickens happy and laying lots of eggs.

Building a chicken coop is a fairly simple weekend woodworking project. The free chicken coop plans below show you how to build a chicken coop and include blueprints, material lists, and building instructions, making it an easy and low-cost option over buying a chicken coop.

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These free chicken coop plans are available in a variety of sizes ranging from very small to large hen houses. Most of the plans can be altered to change the size of the final chicken coop as well or can be used as chicken coop ideas and inspiration.