The Mighty Chicken
Mobile Coop - A Free Building Guide from Mother Earth News
Build your own affordable,
portable and predator-proof chicken coop.
One of the biggest
challenges in keeping chickens is figuring out how to build a
chicken coop and pen that will allow your birds to forage while
also keeping them safe from predators. Letting the birds roam
and consume a diverse diet results in eggs and meat with
terrific flavor and nutrition. The downside of allowing chickens
to free-range is that predators will almost always discover your
flock. Portable chicken coops (also called “pasture pens” and
"chicken tractors") are a good solution, especially if you keep
only a few hens. Here's a nice one that you can build yourself
Read Mother Earth News Magazine's
Building Guide and Watch the How-To Video.