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Reinventing the chicken coop

Author: Matthew Wolpe; Kevin McElroy
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Backyard chickens meet contemporary design! Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy give you 14 complete building plans for chicken coops that range from the purely functional to the outrageously fabulous. One has a water-capturing roof; one is a great homage to mid-Modern architecture; and another has a built-in composting system. Some designs are suitable for beginning builders, and some are challenging enough for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Wolpe; Kevin McElroy
ISBN: 9781603429801 1603429808
OCLC Number: 792889595
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 190 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The basic. Chicken coop essentials --
General space requirements --
Roosts --
Protection from predators and rodents --
Nesting boxes --
Ventilation --
Human access --
Climate control --
Coop and run setups --
Coop-building basics. Your tool kit --
Coop materials --
Essential techniques --
Coop projects --
Two simple classics:the A-frame and the box --
Stoop coop --
Modern mobile coop-tractor --
Icebox --
Modern log cabin --
Chick-in-a-box --
SYM --
Corner coop --
Kippen House garden roof chicken coop --
Pallet coop --
Coopsicle --
Cupe --
Container coop and shed..
Responsibility: by Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy.

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Offers you 14 complete building plans for chicken coops that range from the purely functional to the outrageously fabulous. In this tile, one building has a water-capturing roof; one is a great  Read more...
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