Building a Portable Chicken Coop

Building a Portable Chicken Coop
I have wanted chickens for a long time, not only for the eggs and meat, but to help control the bugs that get into the gardens (not to mention, the fertilizer they produce). I decided to get around 25 hens, which will give me plenty of eggs for family and friends, and I will be able to take the extra to the local farmer’s market and sell them there ($4 a dozen here). When grown, a chicken needs at least 4 square feet each. (This is for large breed birds, not the bantams that need at least 2 square feet each). My 25 chickens will need a 100-square-foot coop. You can go smaller than this if you have them free range (which I will be doing), but in winter, they will be in the coop all the time, so I wanted to make sure I did not crowd them. I also

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