Coop Inspiration — Coopacabana

Coop Inspiration — Coopacabana
Add to Favorites By David Sinclair (yellowcottagehomestead.com/category/chickens) – My wife and I inherited a chicken coop when we bought our homestead and have had chickens now for a few years. But as any chicken-keeper knows, what you need when you have chickens is more of them! So I decided to build a second coop to accommodate more chickens and incorporate some useful features I’ve seen in Backyard Poultry magazine and elsewhere. I started sketching designs on my iPad Pro using an Apple Pencil, drawing in the excellent Linea Sketch app. My designs quickly grew from something small to a large 12′ x 8′ coop that includes a storage area, feeder and water tubes, roll-out nesting boxes, a poop tray under the roosts, an automatic pop door, and, of course, a chandelier. This was my first building project of any significance, so I studied construction techniques, purchased more power tools and dove

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