Usually, chicken coops are made from wood. Still, because wood is much cheaper than many other materials, and working with him is a pleasure. So, you can make a chicken coop out of wood. But if pestering rodents type rats and mice, it is necessary to fill the first pad of concrete with dimensions slightly larger than the dimensions of the future of the coop. Through this concrete will not be able to squeeze in rodents, and the Foundation concrete will be great. On this Foundation you can already set the walls of the barn, made of crafted from splinters of large sandpaper boards.
The roof is better to make beams, adding to the layer of plywood. From within the roof we can insulate the ceiling from the foam. Quite useful will be vent Windows that during the severe frosts you will need to close. To adjust the temperature, you can by frozen in the troughs the chickens water. If it freezes, put the additional heating, which may be an electric heater. In winter it is advisable to give the chickens a break from socks eggs by regulating photoperiod and temperature in the chicken coop.
To chickens did not starve during your absence, take care of the construction of the chicken house feeders. It can be made from wood and metal. She should be cone shaped and provide cover. As soon as the chickens will eat feed grain will fall down, replenishing the bird feeder.
In the chicken coop, built in a private house, not necessarily to do big trough, for a long time especially if you from home or not to leave you have someone to keep an eye on the chickens in your absence. Here you can get small wooden manger in the form of a narrow trough. You can also combine wood with metal, making the case from wood, and deepening, which will nazyvatsya food from a sheet of sheet metal, curved in the right places.
Before the construction of the henhouse calculate whether you have enough space for special enclosure where you can let the chickens out. A fence made of metal mesh, mounted on a frame of firmly dug into the ground metal pipes. The height of the fence should be high enough to her could not jump over adult chicken. It's still a bird. Take the fence of the enclosure for walks, special attention, because if a chicken gets in the garden, she can do a lot of things.