Details at a glance
- Accommodates: Up to 6 chickens
- Overall dimensions: 4' long x 4' wide x 4' 3" high at peak, 3' 7" at lowest point
- Nest box: Two total; 11.25" x 9.75" x 11" each
- Interior coop footprint: 40" x 40"
- Height of run under house: 19.75"
- Rear vent: 5" x 38", backed by 1/2" x 1" 14-gauge hardware cloth
- Front window: 10" x 12", backed by 1/2" x 1" 14-gauge hardware cloth
- Hardware: zinc-galvanized steel
- Siding: Smartside Panel engineered wood.
- Roof: 29 gauge structural metal roofing with trim to prevent sharp edges.
- Run: 1" x 1/2" galvanized, 14-gauge hardware cloth, framed by 2x4 ACQ pressure-treated lumber
- Color choices: Tan, Hunter, Brilliant, Taupe, Rustic.
Quality-Made in America
This coop has been made with pride in the USA, designed with durability in mind. All wood touching the ground is ACQ pressure-treated, 2x4 lumber. Hardware is heavy duty and zinc-galvanized, meaning it won't easily rust. The "Smartside Panel" siding is an engineered product which resists termites and fungal decay. Inside and out are treated with a clear coat primer, and the outside is topped by premium, exterior-grade paint. The roof is a 20-year structural steel, 29 gauge, that will bear even the heaviest of snow loads. Bubble-type insulation under the roof both protects against temperature extremes and provides a noise barrier when it's raining (some people report their chickens are spooked out of laying by those loud noises!). The wire mesh in the run and backing the windows is an incredibly sturdy 14-gauge, galvanized hardware cloth.
There are other thoughtful touches throughout, like props for the windows, vent and the nest box lid; embedded eyebolts for dragging the coop to a new location, and more.
Good ventilation is so important for chickens, who are susceptible to respiratory issues. That's why this coop has both a prop-open rear ventilation slot that runs almost the whole the width of the coop's interior, and a 10" x 12" window on the front. Both prop open from the bottom, so you can keep them open even in the rain.
Every potential point of entry on this coop is protected with heavy-duty locking mechanisms, so you can be sure your flock will sleep safe and sound after you lock them in at night. If you would like to leave open the door from the interior of the coop to the run at all times, it's important that you attach hardware cloth to the footprint of your coop to keep out predators that dig.
Free bonus: Trough Feeder
The handcrafted wooden trough feeder pictured above comes free with your purchase. It's easily accessible on the inside of the front door. The design saves space and will make it virtually impossible for your chickens to scratch their shavings in and make a mess. It is positioned at a height that all your birds will be able to reach.
The removable double nest box is a beautiful piece of furniture unto itself. It is removable for cleaning. To access your eggs, just open the front door and reach around to the right--your eggs are right there! Alternately (if you're tall and don't feel like crouching down), just lift the roof of the coop and reach right in.
Covered Run For Outdoor Playtime
In rainy or snowy weather, chickens will often (grudgingly!) stay inside. The unique design of this coop gives your birds nearly 20" of height under the house in which to stretch their wings. Two of the walls are even paneled for protection from the elements, while still allowing your hens access to fresh air and grass.
Please keep in mind that this chicken coop, like every one we sell at My Pet Chicken, is NOT intended for full-time confinement. The run is convenient when you can't let your flock roam freely, but make sure they have several hours per day in a larger run or free-ranging.
Personalize with Four Color Choices
The color chart above shows your choices for the roof, siding and trim. Mix and match as you see fit! In the coop shown above, the paint is "taupe," and the roof and trim are "white." The window will be white unless you specify otherwise in the "order notes" section at checkout.
What to Know About Shipping and Assembly
The "Loft" chicken coop can be shipped anywhere within the continental United States, and arrives fully assembled! Plan to have three able-bodied individuals on hand for the shipment to remove the crate from the delivery truck and place it in your yard. The coop weighs around 400 pounds! Finally, expect up to six weeks for delivery, as each chicken coop is made to order.
Please note: we do not have a storefront and orders cannot be picked up from our location. Also, we can only ship within the United States. Shipment of chicken coops is limited to the 48 contiguous states and not Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the other U.S. territories.