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This is going to be my next chicken house.  Anyone know where I can get plans for it?  I have the original book, but the pictures are kind of hard to see and I would really like plans.  I'm happy to buy them if anyone knows where.
 
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There is a huge thread on backyardchickens.com
Several folks there may have plans.

I'd love to build some houses, but it's cost prohibitive right now.
Building some hoop houses instead so I can move them across the farm where I can make the chickens work.
 
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Leela, I read the thread on BYC.  Several of them in fact, but I didn't find anyone that has plans.  I may have to message some of the posters and see if anyone has more info.
 
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old forgotten books on poultry husbandry

Todd, that site is a treasure trove of the old books on just about everything farming related, including poultry.

there are plans out there from the late 1800's and 1920'2 -40's.

Redhawk
 
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Bryant RedHawk wrote:old forgotten books on poultry husbandry

Todd, that site is a treasure trove of the old books on just about everything farming related, including poultry.

there are plans out there from the late 1800's and 1920'2 -40's.

Redhawk



What a great site. Thank you Redhawk.
 
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you are welcome kola.
 
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Robert Plamadon (http://www.plamondon.com/wp/) uses this method and sells the book.  Perhaps he can help you.
 
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Todd Parr wrote:This is going to be my next chicken house.  Anyone know where I can get plans for it?  I have the original book, but the pictures are kind of hard to see and I would really like plans.  I'm happy to buy them if anyone knows where.




Hi Todd, I'm not seeing a link to the chicken house you want.   Do you have a name or a picture of it...I will be building one down the road and I'd like to see what you have planned.

 
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Here is a thread about the Wood's style Open Air houses.

https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/woods-style-house-in-the-winter.445004/

This is more about the design and sketch-up

https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/3d-modeling-for-coops-appliances.1146094/
 
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