Chicken coops for the protection of hens from predators and bad weather

Posted On Jan 28 2016 by

  A chicken coop is otherwise called as a hen house, where female hens are kept inside with nest boxes for laying eggs and perches for sleeping. A chicken coop has both indoor and outdoor areas. The indoor areas are used for laying eggs in nest and sleeping. The outdoor areas are used for hens to wander around and for feeding. The coops are set up with litter or dropping boards to collect the waste discharged materials or chicken feces. The chicken coops are to be well maintained by cleaning it for every two weeks and litter tray has to …