Build Chicken Coops for Easy Maintenance
One of the biggest obstacles when keeping a Chicken Coops is cleaning it. Some people do not build their Cages with ease of maintenance in mind. But you can learn from there mistakes, and ensure that your coop will be easy to clean in the past. One very important suggestion is to make sure the floor of the coop is sloped downward toward the main door. When you wash the interior of the coop, the water will automatically drain outside, instead of puddling in the middle.
Ensure sufficient Space
Do not hesitate on the size of your chicken coop. Chickens that live in smallsized chicken house resort to abnormal pecking and even cannibalism. You do not want this!. So if you have a coop holding 10 chickens, 40 square feet will be ample room for your chickens to grow, feed, and produce.
Both climate and predators can attack on your coop, so build it with these usefultips in mind. Build the coop on a high area with ample drainage and locate it facing the sunlight. In the event that it rains, this location will not only ensure that the coop does not get flooded, but that it dries quickly when the sun comes out. Build the doors with proper strength mesh steel wire. Believe it or not, this step is one of the primary common mistakes people make when building their coop. Without the proper strength, your iron mesh wire will torn to even the smallest of predators, allowing them easy access to your chickens.