Cooped up in Corvallis is the Edible Corvallis Initiative’s annual self-guided chicken and duck coop tour. Meet and talk with neighbors who are raising chickens in their backyards, see different coop designs, engage children in activities, participate in workshops, learn about breeds, and more! Cooped Up in Corvallis raises funds for SAGE: Starker Arts Garden for Education.
Next Coop Tour – DATE TBA
Volunteer and take the tour for FREE! Help out for 2-3 hours on the day of the tour, and receive a free ticket to the tour. Contact ECI@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org for more info.
Thank you to our Coop Tour sponsors!
Chicken Breed Resources:
McMurray Hatchery: information on a wide variety of chickens, cost, and availability.
Collection of Articles describing different breeds.
A Breed Selection Tool: fill in the blanks about the egg color, production rate, & docility.
Coop Design Information
Backyard Chicken Coop: site has a variety of coops to purchase
Supply List and Instructions to build a movable A-frame coop.
Step-by-step instructions how to build a small coop.
YouTube video showing stages of construction of a portable A-frame coop.