Mike's Coop

by Michael Roth
(Grafton, OH)



I based my coop off of the plans on this page. I changed it up a little & made the whole back side a door.

I also made the sides of the nesting boxes open and the nest dividers removable to aid in cleaning. I used corigated plastic for the roof & the center section is clear to let in light for them.

The floor is 2' off the ground to give them more room under it for shade. Also, I put a remnant piece of linoleum on the floor.

Comments for Mike's Coop

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 15, 2014
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
nesting boxs
by: Eric

Did you find the nesting boxs are too small? I used the plan and my chickens seem too big for it

Apr 13, 2013
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Rooms
by: Mike

Thanks for all the great comments! I'll post some updates later on when I've got it all finished. The weather hasn't been cooperating very well here the last week or so.

I put 7 nest boxes in it for now. Probably too many for 8 chickens, but we'll see.

Apr 13, 2013
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
5 star hotel - how many rooms?
by: mike & wendy

how many chickens do you plan to house????

Apr 12, 2013
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Great Chicken Coop!
by: Barn Geek

Nice job on your coop Mike! It looks great! Look's to be a happy hen house. '

Apr 12, 2013
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Great design
by: Anonymous

I love this customized coop. Great design using common sense.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Share Your Chicken Coop Projects.


How to build the 20x30 sugar Shack for under $12k!  


Recent Articles

  1. Circa 1850 Barn - Flora, IN

    Nov 30, 18 09:53 AM

    Circa 1850’s Barn Timber frame barn, 48’ x 60’ with 10 x 10 hand hewn beams. Hand crafted from Indiana Hardwoods, this 2,880 SF frame is absolutely amazing

    Read More

  2. The Richey Barn (Late 1800's) - Flora, IN

    Nov 30, 18 09:46 AM

    Richey Barn—Late 1800’s Timber frame barn with hand hewn beams, 30’ x 44’. Height to eaves is 13’ and height to the peak from the barn floor is 30’.

    Read More

  3. Old 1850's Barn - Galesburg, IL

    Nov 27, 18 12:21 PM

    This old barn dates back to the 1850's. It is approximately 70' x 35' with 15' tall walls. A little over half of the barn has a 2nd floor/loft. The main

    Read More

  4. 50x70x35 Tennessee Barn for Sale

    Nov 12, 18 07:17 PM

    My father was told by his parents it was built around 1903. It is in good condition. It was built on a cut stone foundation. It has walnut square poles.

    Read More

  5. Two 1800s Timber Frame Barns - Leeds, NY

    Nov 02, 18 03:45 PM

    Two 1800s timber-frame barns, both in excellent condition, clad in aluminum siding since 1967. Both with hand-hewn members of hemlock, pine, oak, and

    Read More

  6. 30x50 Century Old Barn - Branch County MI

    Nov 02, 18 11:43 AM

    Barn needs to be dismantled, good quantity of reclaimable wood,hand hewn beams, 3 inch tongue in groove siding Terms negotiable If interested please email

    Read More

  7. 40x36 1900's barn - La Jose, PA 15753

    Oct 15, 18 12:37 PM

    Court house records back to 1900 and states barn was newly erected, hand hewn, pinned joints never been painted good roofs over the 90 some years of family

    Read More

  8. 1900 barn for sale , Amelia OH

    Oct 02, 18 04:03 PM

    1900 (according to county records) barn for sale for wood. 30 ft by 33 ft with hay loft, tin roof. Wood planks are vertical 1'' thick 12 '' wide about

    Read More

  9. Early 1900s 40x60 Barn - Patomac, IL

    Sep 24, 18 02:25 PM

    Built in 1918 40x60 Primarily oak wood Can provide dumpster if needed. *All the random house siding on barn floor will be removed before buyer comes*

    Read More

  10. 1940 BARN NEAR MONTICELLO NY 12777

    Sep 20, 18 02:24 PM

    Barn was built in 1940. It has a large lower area and an adjacent area that was used for dairy cows. There is a hay loft on either side. Overall building

    Read More

  11. 30X40 Old Barn - Osseo, MI

    Sep 19, 18 07:36 PM

    I have an old barn with a loft and with good wood, 100+ yrs. old for sale, set on the original fieldstone foundation. The barn is 30X40, shingled roof.

    Read More

  12. 22x100 1900's Barn - Napa Valley, California

    Sep 16, 18 07:43 PM

    Built in the 1900's of redwood with tin roof. This dirt floor beauty still stands firm. Painted White on the outside with the wood kept in its natural

    Read More

  13. 128 Year Old 30x50 Barn - Boswell, Pennsylvania

    Sep 16, 18 07:41 PM

    Barn available in Boswell, Pennsylvania. 30 feet wide by 50 feet long. Built in 1890, hand-hewn beams, old wood throughout. Mixed hardwoods, not painted.

    Read More

  14. 180 Year Old Tobacco Barn - Western Kentucky

    Sep 10, 18 10:40 AM

    The first structure was an old tobacco barn, locally referred to as the Beam Barn. This has an inner structure of approximately 24’ x 24’ hand hewn logs

    Read More

  15. Barnwood from 1850's Hemlock Barn

    Sep 05, 18 01:13 PM

    2x10 and 9x10 Hemlock boards from 1850's barn. 29 - 2 x 10 x 22 12 - 2 X 10 X 12 12 - 2 X 10 X 14 9 - 2 X 10 X 16 11 - 2 X 10 X 10 8 - 2 X 10 X 8 9

    Read More