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“Krewe of Coops” Chicken Coop Tour, No. 16 — One Dozen Garden Coops

Sunday, May 16th, 2021

In this sixteenth Krewe of Coops virtual coop tour, we visit a dozen beautiful backyard coops built using The Garden Coop walk-in chicken coop plans. Lots of cool colors, materials, and customizations!

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Make It Your Own: Eileen’s Mobile Garden Coop for Bunnies

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Eileen in Littleton, New Hampshire, used The Garden Coop walk-in chicken coop plans to customize a moveable home for her bunnies. The rest of this post comes from her. . . .

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“Krewe of Coops” Chicken Coop Tour, No. 15 — Ten Garden Lofts

Friday, March 19th, 2021


In this fifteenth episode of the Krewe of Coops virtual coop tour, we visit ten fantastic coops built using The Garden Loft large walk-in chicken coop plans

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Make It Your Own: Kate’s Pigeon Loft, Evansville, Indiana

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

I love hearing from folks who use our chicken coop and run plans to create housing for pets other than chickens — rabbits, ducks, quail, and in this case: pigeons!

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“Krewe of Coops” Chicken Coop Tour, No. 14 — Fifteen (Anything But) Basic Coops

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

When we named our stand-alone chicken coop design “The Basic Coop,” we meant it purely as a compliment. The design is basic, of course, in that it’s easy to build and easy to afford.

But that simplicity makes it a great starting point to extend, customize, and create the perfect housing for your small backyard flock. In this sense, The Basic Coop design is anything but basic. These fifteen customer builds will show you what I mean. . . .

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“Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour, Lucky No. 13 — Eight Garden Arks

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Coop 1: Frank’s Garden Ark with Pavers, Shoreline, Washington

“I built this with my girlfriend’s dad who is a retired Boeing machinist. It turned out really well, and the directions took a lot of guesswork out of the building process. I have the ark sitting on a base of 12×12 pavers loose-set in sand and gravel to deter raccoons from digging underneath the edge. Once the flock is established, I will be adding a pop door and a fence around the coop to allow the birds more room to range during the day.”

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Make It Your Own: Kerry’s EggPlant Chicken Coop

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Kerry and her boys used our plans for The Basic Coop stand-alone chicken coop to build a new coop for their growing flock. The rest of this post comes directly from her. . . 

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“Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour No. 12 — Six Wintertime Garden Coops

Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
DIY chicken coop builder holds one of his chickens in front of his backyard chicken coop

In this twelfth ride of the Krewe of Coops, we tour a half dozen coops built using The Garden Coop backyard chicken coop plans and customized for the cold. 

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“Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour No. 11, Seven Garden Lofts

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Large backyard chicken coop built using The Garden Loft plans
In this eleventh ride of the Krewe of Coops, we tour seven super-duper coops built using The Garden Loft large walk-in chicken coop plans(more…)

Make It Your Own: Ralf’s Automated Chicken Haven, Kitzingen, Germany

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Chicken coop customized from The Garden Coop plans

Ralf used our plans for The Garden Coop walk-in chicken coop as a starting point for his fully insulated and highly automated chicken coop. The result is both beautiful and functional — and from the sound of it, a lot of fun to put together. The rest of this post comes directly from him. . . 

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“Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour No. 10 – Six Garden Coops from Maryland and Virginia

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Large walk in chicken coop with external nest box
In this tenth Krewe of Coops virtual chicken coop tour, we take a trip to Maryland and Virginia to showcase six examples of coops built using The Garden Coop backyard chicken coop plans. (more…)

“Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour No. 9 — Six Delightful Garden Coops

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

LED light strip for backyard chicken coop

In this ninth installment of the Krewe of Coops, we showcase six examples of coops built using The Garden Coop backyard chicken coop plans. Enjoy! (more…)

Make It Your Own: The Loft for Our Eggstraordinary Ladies

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

North Carolina do it yourself large chicken coop from plans

Caity and family built and customized a beautiful Garden Coop a few years ago for their backyard flock in North Carolina, full of added features and decorative touches. Now they’ve completed yet another amazing coop — a Garden Loft that outshines even their earlier masterpiece. The rest of this post comes directly from Caity. . . .

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Make It Your Own: “Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour No. 8 — A Dozen Garden Coops

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Large chicken coop from do it yourself instruction plans
In this eighth installment of the Krewe of Coops, we’re featuring a dozen examples of The Garden Coop backyard chicken coop design from all across the country. Enjoy! (more…)

Make It Your Own: “Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour, No. 7 — The Garden Loft Large Walk-In Coop

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Spacious chicken coop from blueprints
In this seventh installment of the Krewe of Coops, I’m excited to show off five examples of our latest and largest coop design, The Garden Loft. . . (more…)