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This Idea Plan is intended to provide educational information and ideas concerning housing for backyard poultry flocks. From Penn State. The following attached drawings are based on historical plans and may not meet design and construction standards for your area:
Poultry & Pigeon Houses, brooders-layers-bantams (USDA 6232)
Poultry House 10' x 12' (USDA 6248)
Pasture Poultry Ark is the second publication in a new series called “Poultry for Small Farms & Backyards” that addresses the concerns of those who keep chickens in an urban or small farm setting. Those who are interested in keeping small flocks of chickens will find a complete and detailed plan and materials list from which they can build a small, portable chicken coop suitable for urban and small-scale production (4pages; 2010).Author(s): Adam A. Hady
Small scale poultry coops seem to be built in almost every possible shape and size. Those building a new coop often ask for plans for the perfect chicken coop. However, few plans for small poultry houses are available. Many existing buildings can easily be adapted to accommodate poultry. Poultry housing can be as crude or elaborate as you wish to build as long as you provide the following. By: Phillip J. Clauer, Virginia Cooperative Extension.