Coops, Runs, and DIY Projects on Your Homestead
An integral part of your poultry journey is the design and setup of your coop and run, and at Meyer Hatchery, we’re here to guide you every step of the way. We offer recommendations on sizing and layout and have lots of coop tours to inspire your own coop design. If you’re the hands-on type, we provide a wide range of DIY project ideas, from constructing practical chicken tractors to getting creative with chicken feather wreath art projects – there’s something for everyone. Explore our resources and start your journey to build a new coop or kickstart your homestead DIY adventure today!
Coops and Runs
Explore your flock’s outdoor spaces. We dive into sizing, expansion, bedding, and so much more!
If you enjoy building and have your own tools, Meyer Hatchery has a vast selection of downloadable chicken coop plans, houses for ducks and broody hens, as well as accessories for making poultry feeders, waterers, and more.
Chicken picnic tables, egg crafts, sewing projects, chicken treats, homemade soap, and more! Our varying collection of crafts is sure to spark your creativity. Explore our DIY craft ideas and do some crafting right at home today!
Meyer Hatchery YouTube Videos
Meyer Hatchery Blog Posts
Check out all of our blog posts for all things DIY projects and crafts. We cover a variety of poultry topics and make an effort to be a reliable information source for our readers. If there is another topic you would like to see, please reach out!
A muddy poultry run is a messy inconvenience, a safety issue, and a health risk for your flock. Read our tips for how to fix a muddy run!
Learn essential safety tips for using heat lamps when brooding baby chicks and small livestock. Avoid fire hazards and keep your animals safe.
Essential tips for selecting the perfect chicken coop size. Learn about flock capacity, coop height, ventilation, and see a helpful infographic with minimum square footage recommendations.