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    Chicken Coop Construction: How to Build a Predator Proof Chicken Coop

    (Backyard Chickens 2017 2nd place Coop Contest Winner!) In this article you will find: How we used an old shed/playhouse as the base of our chicken coop Ways to predator proof your chicken coop Chicken coop plans and ideas Our chicken coop began its life as an old, sad, playhouse that we considered demolishing several times.  When we decided to get chickens I began researching chicken coop construction. I fell in love with the idea of having an adorable and functional space for my flock.  Most of the pre-fab coops you can buy online are very small and didn’t look very sturdy or predator proof.  We have 20 acres of…