Is it cheaper to buy or build a chicken coop?
Building your own chicken coop will normally cost you about half of what you can expect to spend for a ready-made coop. That is if you buy all new materials. You can do it for much, much less if you use recycled materials.
How do you winterize an A frame chicken coop?
Check the coop for cracks and repair any holes to prevent drafts..Add extra shavings for insulation, and clean out regularly..Provide heat and lighting when necessary..Offer a nutritious diet higher in fat..Clear out snow when necessary..Lock chickens up at night.