Just got backyard chickens and need a place to keep them in? Check out these free chicken coop plans ranging from specialty coops to simple small coops.
Free DIY Chicken Coop Plans
This backyard chicken coop idea may be perfect for you! We love that this one is so affordable.
Go back to the basics with chicken coop building with this free tutorial.
Is your flock more of the backyard variety? Then you need these backyard chicken coop plans in your life.
Don’t make this harder than it needs to be, use these DIY chicken plans to get the ball rolling.
Sometimes you need an urban style chicken coop and these plans are perfect for that!
If your chickens are a little extra and like it nice and cozy, then check out this cozy chicken coop option.
For the chickens living the suburban lifestyle, they may need a specialty chicken coop like this one.
Are you wanting to build a custom chicken coop for your chickens? You may want to look into this tutorial.
Who can say no to free? These free chicken coop plans may be just what you need to build that awesome chicken pen in your backyard.
Planning on building a chicken coop? If you don’t know where to get started, then these free building plans may work great for you.
Not all chicken plans need to be big and fancy. These chicken coop plans will help you build a chicken coop that’s just the right size.
Other Chicken Plans
Chicken Feed Storage Bin
Keep all your chicken feed safe from rodents. This feed storage bin is easy to make and super sturdy.
Baby Chick Brooder
Baby chicks need a safe space to live and grow for the first few months of their lives. This DIY chicken brooder is durable and can be put together in an afternoon.
Chicken Coop Run
Give your chickens a little extra room to stretch their legs. This chicken run can be added to just about any coop.
Common Coop Questions
How much do chicken coops cost to make?
Depending on where you get your supplies the cost can range from free to super expensive. You can definitely make one for cheap but most will be in the mid price range depending on where you source your materials.
Can I build a coop for 12 chickens?
You can change any one of the above mentioned coops to accommodate a flock of any size. You will just need to determine how much space you need and then make the appropriate adjustments.
The recommended space for a coop is 2-3 square feet per chicken for inside the coop and 8-10 square feet of outside run space. So for a 12 chicken flock you would need 24-36 feet of inside coop space which would equate to 6x4 - 6x6.