Coolest Coops —Vaughn Victorian Coop

Coolest Coops —Vaughn Victorian Coop
By Kaylee Vaughn, Idaho When we decided to raise both chickens and ducks together (altogether, a flock of about 15), we knew that a traditional chicken coop wouldn’t meet the needs of our variety of poultry. We wanted to build a custom coop, but we simply didn’t have the time. We decided instead to order a playhouse kit and convert it to a custom chicken coop/duck house – and the results were better than we could have imagined! After putting together the basic structure, we installed a floor made from used composite wood decking pieces that were left over from a family member’s decking project. This made the coop super easy to spray out and clean on a regular basis without the fear of mold or mildew growing like it would with a wood floor … which is great since ducks can be so messy! Inside, we added a lofted

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