To Build a
In its simplest form, a chicken coop is a hen
house containing nesting boxes where your chickens can lay their
eggs while being protected from the weather and possible predators.
You'll want your coop to be convenient for you as well. A
designed chicken coop will provide easy access for gathering the
eggs and collecting organic manure.
In many ways, a backyard chicken coop or henhouse is the
greenest of all home improvements.
easily build your coop for less than a hundred
or buy ready made coops for a few hundred dollars.
Why Raise Chickens?
In addition to providing a wholesome source of
food for your family, a small coop with a few chickens will also act
as ever-diligent pest control for your garden happily removing
insect pests without pesticide. As a bonus the feathered creatures
produce a very good organic fertilizer. . .