Rectangular Backyard Design Plans | The first experience I had developing a hen house was when I was much younger. I was known inside my family as the chicken catcher, because I would chase the chickens around until these were too tired to own from me anymore. I had a lot more patience than anybody else inside my family, as well as more energy. So automagically, I became the main one responsible for taking care of the household chickens.
Before I had built the hen house, we’d keep your chickens within the barn. During the day they would roam across the farm yard. At the end of the day a lot of the chickens would wander back within the barn, but there were always the few stragglers that could end up in trouble. It was my job to round them up. A lot of times chickens would just disappear too. This was usually due to natural predators looking for a snack. That is when I decided that developing a hen house was necessary.
I started out without any kind of hen house designs. I just figured I would grab a number of the old spare wood that’s always scattered about and build a frame of some type with chicken wire around it. The first attempt was crude however it was actually very practical. Later I built a chicken house to the chickens to lay eggs in. This was really when I realized the amount of easier this is making my well being. I spent a shorter time seen chasing chickens plus much more time doing the items I wanted to do. I found that gathering the eggs was a smaller amount hassle too. My mother began expecting an everyday delivery of eggs, while before we were just happy to gather up several occasionally to own in the morning. We actually started having more eggs than we actually needed, so we did start to share all of them with our relatives and neighbors.