Is keeping chickens in your backyard something you have been considering doing? If you have, then you need housing for them and right now you have to learn the benefits for any person that decides to build your own chicken coop.
The benefits for building a hen house on your own are numerous, but the following benefits are below.
1. Save money – A kit for a chicken coop can cost you hundreds and possibly thousands of dollars. Not many people have that kind of money lying around to build chickens safe housing.
When you build your own hen house you can complete it for a fraction of the cost. That is going to save you hundreds of dollars easily.
All you need is a good quality guide that will give you step by step instructions and blueprints for various sized hen houses. Without a guide it is not worth trying to build your own because it will not be built correctly or be safe and sturdy for the chickens, unless you have prior experience with building hen houses.
So always do this essential step before building your hen house and locate a quality guide to use so you are confident that you will build a sturdy and safe chicken coop to house the chickens in.
2. You are in control of the building process – Yes, you will need to use a quality guide to help you build the hen house, but the materials used and the location it is put in is completely your choice.
So is the size of the hen house you want, which is different for everyone and will depend on the amount of chickens you are going to keep on your property. Being in control of what your chicken coop will end up like is a big benefit for many people because everyone wants something particular and a kit will never allow you to get exactly what you want.
3. Strong, sturdy and long lasting – Building a hen house on your own allows you to be in control of the materials used, along with many other things. One of the most vital is that you will be in control of how sturdy and strong the chicken coop ends up being by choosing the right materials.
You will also be able to ensure that the chicken coop you do build is one that is going to last a long time and be easy to maintain over the years so you can keep your chickens for as long as you wish to.
Now that you know the benefits for anyone that chooses to build your own chicken coop, you can see why it makes a lot more sense than buying a kit does. You need to be the one to make the final choice about whether to buy a kit or build it yourself, but keep these benefits in mind and you will easily be able to make the right choice for you and your chickens.
Cork & Pork: A Spring Wine, Beer & BBQ Festival!
Chef Jordan Wakefield of Smoke Ring joins Vino Venue Executive Chef Patric Good for this walk-around tasting in the Discover festival series. Chef Wakefield will be serving a variety of styles of barbecue and fixings, with classics like smoked whole hog, baby back ribs, brisket, smoked chicken, pickled shrimp, tons of pulled pork and an array of sauces and side items. Vino Venue and Chef Patric will deliver barbecue-friendly wines, craft beers and additional sides including the build-your-own tater-tot station. Guests will be able to take advantage of perfect spring weather at this indoor/outdoor event, with wine and other beverages available inside Vino Venue and Smoke Ring’s barbecue rigs in the parking lot.