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15 DIY Chicken Coops To Inspire You!

If you have been thinking about getting chickens, here are 15 budget-friendly DIY chicken coops you can build yourself!

PHOTO CREDIT:  The Cape Coop

Save money by using old pallets and scrap lumber. This DIY chicken coop is a great example of mixing old and new!


Take a look at this adorable Urban Chicken Coop with included plans.  The best part is you can take it with you if you move!

PHOTO CREDIT: Essential Homestead

Here is an inexpensive tutorial for a DIY Backyard Chicken Coop made with 2x4 lumber & 4x4 posts.

PHOTO CREDIT: The Giles Frontier

This beautiful chicken coop was repurposed from a kids old playhouse. What a great way to make use of something that kids have outgrown.

PHOTO CREDIT: Backyard Chickens

Don't pass up those pallets if you see them on the side of the road. This adorable red painted coop was made using pallets


We built this predator proof outdoor area for our ducks, but it's also perfect to keep chickens safe.

I hope you enjoyed this collection of budget-friendly DIY chicken coops. Let me know which one is your favorite and get ready to enjoy the BEST farm fresh eggs!

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Danielle Pientka

Danielle is a DIY/craft/sewing blogger on She loves to write about projects that she makes for her small farm, her children, and her home.