The idea in building a chicken coop is to ensure a place of shelter for the chickens, that will protect them from weather, predators and injury. If you are located in a place prone to theft, you might need to reconsider your chicken coop design accordingly.
If you do not have any idea on how to design a chicken coop read on. The first and foremost step is to check for a chicken coop plan. Decided to create your own chicken coop? Don t forget the following facts:
The location where you place the chicken coop should be outside your house, but within your premise. You should also ensure that the neighbors are not disturbed by the sound or smell, when you put up one.
Consider your budget and start your designing process. This way, you could use the scrap material if on a tight budget. Make sure the coop is well-lighted and ventilated.
If you want your chicken to be healthy and lay eggs throughout the year, feed it healthy food and fresh water.
Building the coop comes not just after this, but rather after you have come up with a chicken coop plan and ready to get started. We have plenty of resources, to guide on a professional and convenient chicken coop design online. Be it designing one yourself or buying one, the factors to be considered are as follows:
Understand the need of a chicken coop design. Chicken coop should be capable enough to protect the chicken from predators.
Windows, doors and ventilation are important factors. Put up the coop close to a water resource. Allow provision for feeders. Roosting area is a chicken’s favorite sleeping spot. These should be built at an elevation from the nesting area.
Not only to give warmth during winter, but also to get the chicken lay eggs throughout the year lighting is important. Always make sure the design chosen is easy to clean. Keeping the door big enugh for a person to get in to clean is ideal.
Layer boxes are chickens’ favorite spot for laying eggs. Make sure they are slightly above the ground level.
All the tips given are basic only and a, professional advice is good and needed at times for best results . Our site is just a click away and the right place to get Professional Chicken Coop Plans, Designs and Manuals.
Woodland Strings of the North Concert, sponsored by Treehaven and WXPR Radio
The Woodland Strings of the North orchestra will play live music (dinner included!) from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Treehaven, W2540 Pickerel Creek Road, Tomahawk. This event is sponsored by Treehaven and WXPR Radio.
5 p.m.: Registration and Cash Bar Open
6 p.m.: Dinner will be served
7 p.m. : Concert
The Woodland Strings is a fun and vibrant string orchestra of the Northwoods that has been making music together for more than 20 years. What began as a quartet has now grown into a small orchestra which includes violins, violas, cellos, bass, and a button accordion. All proceeds support Treehaven's youth environmental education programs.
Evening's menu: Blackened salmon with creamy dill sauce, grilled chicken with Treehaven's own citrus glaze, and creamy vegetarian pasta primavera.
Cost: $25 per person.
Register online at https://woodlandstrings.eventbrite.com, or call 715-453-4106. Register by May 5 to ensure seating and/or food availability.