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These free chicken coop plans will help give your chickens a nice safe home where they can flourish.

Building a chicken coop is a fairly simple weekend project and the free chicken coop plans below include blueprints, material lists, and building instructions, making it an easy and low-cost option instead of buying a chicken coop.

These free chicken coop plans are available in a variety of sizes ranging from very small to large hen houses. Most of the plans can be altered to change the size of the final chicken coop as well.

Tip: After you've found your free chicken coop plan, be sure to read these tips on building a chicken coop before you begin to build.

You can find more free woodworking plans such as shed plans, greenhouse plans, dog house plans, bookcase plans, workbench plans, picnic table plans, deck plans, gazebo plans, pergola plans, and house plans.

Free Chicken Coop Plans at BackYard Chickens

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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Your first stop for free chicken coop plans should be BackYard Chickens. They have more than a thousand plans for small, medium, and large coops as well as chicken tractors, incubators, brooders, and waterers/feeders.

The only downside of this website is that all the free chicken coop plans are user submitted so the quality and details of the plans really vary.

Chicken Coop Project at BuildEazy

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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You'll be able to house 8 chickens with this free chicken coop plan with extra room for storage and a hatchway.

This free chicken coop plan includes lots of details including plans from all different sides, details about measurements, a material list, nesting box plans, and information about how to install ventilation.

Hen House and Hutch Design at Purina Mills

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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This is a nice free chicken coop plan that when finished is 4X4 and will accommodate 4 chickens making it perfect for those with only a few chickens.

Scroll down and click on the images of the chicken coop to view the full free chicken coop plan as a PDF file. This will give you the complete plans including a material list and views from the top, front, and side.

Portable Chicken Mini-Coop Plan at Mother Earth News

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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This portable chicken coop plan will make a quick day project because it incorporates an already built barn-style doghouse along with fencing to create a haven for your chickens.

The price is right too with the material list coming in under $100.

Free Chicken Coop Blueprints at Lovetoknow

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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This free chicken coop plan is for a stationary chicken coop that's very easy to build and quite weather resistant.

Click on the link that says Chicken Coop Blueprints and Plans to open a PDF file of the free chicken coop plan that includes a material list, building instructions, and blueprints.

Free Chicken Coop Plan by Downeast Thunder Farm

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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Downeast Thunder Farm has a lovely free chicken coop plan that builds a 4X8 chicken coop that includes a yard, run, clean out door, and electricity.

Download the free chicken coop plans as a PDF file for blueprints. There are also plenty of construction pictures to help you out.

Stealth Urban Chicken Coop by Braingarage

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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This may be the perfect choice for the urban chicken keeper who wants a chicken coop to look a little more like a play house and less like a chicken coop.

Click on the links to view the drawings and instructions for building this free chicken coop plan.

Portable Poultry Pen by PVC Plans

Free Chicken Coop Plans
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This free chicken coop plan is super easy to put together because it's primarily made out of PVC pipes.

There are 3 different styles of PVC chicken coops available here including a smaller option that would fit in a backyard.

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