Chicken Coop (8X8)
Our collection of small coops is perfect for the backyard homesteader or urban farmer. Each coop comes with a small chicken door that turns into a ramp when opened. Secure your flock from wild predators with these tried and true hen houses.
This 8×8 design without a floor and with two translucent roof panels gives your birds the illusion of being free-range as it allows them ample space to feed off the natural ground and an abundance of light. The attractive little building comes complete with six nesting boxes to house your chicken population and six easy access sliding egg doors that will make egg collecting a breeze.
Whether raising chickens and rabbits or cows and horses, protection from the elements is essential for keeping animals healthy and productive. A small shed can make a spacious bunny hutch where your rabbits can play sleep and hide when not in their run. If you raise chickens, quail, turkeys, geese or other poultry for eggs, providing comfortable nesting boxes in a safe coop will encourage the birds to nest inside rather than look for an alternative outdoor location, which could attract predators.
From the smallest chicken coops to the largest stall barns, our buildings are made from rot-resistant Vermont Hemlock and Pine providing sufficiently warm, dry, and well-ventilated conditions to fit your livestock needs. Their simple interiors are easy to clean, helping to protect your animals from disease and parasites. They’re also structurally sound enough to keep out large or crafty predators such as foxes and raccoons.
Offered as frame only kits, complete pre-cut kits or step-by-step plans nationwide, our outdoor post and beam livestock solutions reflect the quality craftsmanship and traditional aesthetic of colonial New England. If you live in our Northeast delivery area, consider purchasing fully assembled and delivered to your prepared site. The natural wood tones of Vermont pine and hemlock are attractive by themselves, but the buildings are easily painted to harmonize with your home. Black hinges, padlock-able turn latches, and other hardware add a touch of rustic elegance. Browse our livestock kits, plans and prefab models today to get started.
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8×8 Chicken Coop
Complete Pre-Cut Kit (Pre-Set Options)
Base Area: 64 sq. ft.
Total Interior Area: 64 sq. ft.
Recommended Foundation: 3–4” Crushed Gravel
Overall Dimensions: 8’6” H x 8’10” W x 8’10” D
Estimated Weight: 2,000 lbs
4×6 Treated Sill Plate
4”x4” Hemlock Post and Beam Wall Framing
Wall Height: 48”
Siding: 1” rough sawn Pine Board & Batten on Gable Walls
Hardware Cloth on Bearing Walls
1” rough sawn Pine Corner, Door, Window, Fascia & Shadow Trim
Gable Roof Style
Roof Pitch: 12/12
2”x6” rough sawn Hemlock Rafters 24” On Center
1”x4” rough sawn Hemlock Exposed Collar Ties
1”x4” rough sawn Hemlock Strapping 20” On Center
Corrugated 29g Metal Roofing, Color: Evergreen
Two Corrugated Clear Poly Roofing Panels
DOORs & WINDOWS:
1 (qty) 2-8 JCS-built 2” Thick rough sawn Pine Single Door, no ramp
1 (qty) 12”x12” JCS-built rough sawn Pine Chicken Door w/ Ramp
Six 12”x12” rough sawn Pine Nesting Boxes with Sliding Rear Egg Access Doors
Estimated Assembly Time & Logistic Information
Estimated Assembly Time: One Person: 18 hrs
Estimated Shipping Cube Sizes
Cube 1: 42”x50”x96”