Permaculture chicken coop 100% recycled materials

by kaiconfusion

Produce no waste: 100% recycled! All materials for the project are recycled materials from the farm.

DESIGNED & BUILD IN NEW ZEALAND – KARAMEA FOR LIVING IN PEACE PROJECT  2014

 

Projects starting situation
The client needed to move his flock of chickens to a new place on the farm. There was almost no budget.

Client needs
Safe place for chickens to avoid noise, mice and chicken poop around from batches that he rents to tourists .
The client wanted an enclosed chicken run that could be divided into two separate areas.

Animal Needs
The coop is built to meet the chickens needs so they can thrive. Chickens need protection from predators, extreme weather conditions, access to healthy balanced diverse mineral rich food and water, able to take dust baths, clean chicken coop.

Design features

  • Coop raised of the ground and enclosed for protection from predator
  • Nylon lined floor covered with sawdust to absorb chicken manure
  • Either side of coop has a hen safe door which open via rope through fence
  • both sides of coop can be opened up for easy regular cleaning and harvesting of manure
  • Nest boxes can be closed over night to give hens access only for laying (keeps eggs poop free)
  • Easy egg collection from outside the coop (comfortable hight no bending required)
  • Storage space for feed, sawdust and straw, manure bucket etc.
  • Small space for chickens to be warm in winter approx. 10 hens
  • Window for good ventilation in warm weather
  • very close proximity to productive garden for manure return
  • Future addition rainwater collection of roof

Backyard Chicken Coop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken Coop Roost Permaculture Chicken HousePermaculture Chicken Coop Nest Boxes

 

Permaculture Chicken Coop

Self-Sufficient Chicken Coop

FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME FOR QUESTIONS AND IF YOU ARE INTEREST IN THE DESIGN OR IF YOU WANT ME TO BUILD ONE FOR YOUR CHICKEN!

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One Comment to “Permaculture chicken coop 100% recycled materials”

  1. wanna be a chick!!!!!! lovely&cozy place! kisses from Anne from berlin

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