Building A Chicken Coop - Build a Chunnel. Keep in mind there is more then one right way to do anything. - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.
"Chicken Chunnels" As much as I want to free range the chicken, I worry about foxes, hawks, and other critters getting to them. Chicken tunnels are a great way to let the girls forage while protecting them from danger.
chickens in their DIY chicken tunnel. We live in a residential area, so to keep the chickens protected from hawks, dogs and other predators (and to keep them out of our neighbor's yard) we hook up their portable play-pen to the run and let them range.