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  10 A-Frame Chicken Coops For Keeping Small Flock Of Chickens

When you only have a small flock of chickens, a big coop is not needed. Neither is spending a lot of money building the hen house. Building a DIY cheap chicken coop will meet the housing needs your fowls have while making it easy for you to gather eggs and tend to your little flock. Check out these 10 chicken coop plans and when you find one that is right for your needs, you can use them to get a small chicken coop built in a day.

  1. Small A-Frame Coop

Here is a small and inexpensive A-frame chicken pen that will house 2-4 chickens safely and comfortably. This A-frame coop is small enough to be moved around the yard so the chickens can have a fresh spot to scratch in each day.

Small A-Frame Coop

  1. Cheap A-Frame Hen House

This easy chicken coop can be built with less the $50 worth of new materials. The cost will be even less if you have some scrap building materials on hand.

Cheap A-Frame Hen House

  1. Protected Chicken Coop

This is a perfect A-frame coop for backyard chickens that spend their days roaming freely, but need a protected coop at night. These hen house plans include a secure floor for the coop so predators can’t dig their way under during the night.

Protected Chicken Coop

  1. A-Frame with Outdoor Space

Several chickens can live comfortably inside this safe A-frame chicken coop, plus enjoy safe outdoor space during the day. Chicken wire covering the ground inside the coop and an attached fenced-in yard allows the chicken to have free-run day and night while staying safe.

A-Frame with Outdoor Space

  1. Gothic Chicken Ark

Build an ark of safety, Gothic style, with these easy-to-follow chicken coop plans. Not only will this small A-frame design house your backyard chickens, but it will add a design element to your backyard too.

Gothic Chicken Ark

  1. Barn Style Chicken Coop

Here are some plans for building a DIY chicken hutch that looks like a mini-replica of an old-time red barn. This beautiful hen house will compliment your backyard decor and keep your egg-layers safe.

Barn Style Chicken Coop

  1. Recycled Building Materials

Recycle used building materials into a functional and pretty A-frame DIY chicken coop. The cost will be almost nothing if you have enough materials already on hand to follow these detailed, step-by-step building instructions.

Recycled Building Materials

  1. Portable Mini Coop

This easy-to-build portable chicken coop is lightweight and has front wheels so it’s easy for one person to move around. The hens have a safe haven to retreat to each night and an enclosed area in which they can scratch around in during the day in search of bugs. The wheels on this mini coop allow you to move the house around daily or weekly so the fowls can enjoy a variety of fresh insects in their diet.

Portable Mini Coop

  1. Mobile Chicken Coop

An old metal frame, a few boards, chicken wire and a couple of wheels can be used to create this mobile A-frame chicken coop. Lightweight and easy to move, this design will allow hens to feast on fresh grass and insects every day.

Mobile Chicken Coop

  1. Adjustable Coop Plans

These detailed plans for an A-frame coop are adjustable so you can use them to build a coop that is just the right size for your hens. This hen house will provide safety both day and night for your egg-layers.

Adjustable Coop Plans

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