I have been wanting to write this book for years. Ideas for all kinds of fun, practical, unique projects that make my chicken-keeping life easier and more enjoyable are always swirling around in my head. Some tried-and-true winners started to come into focus while working on my last book, 101 Chicken Keeping Hacks. However, that book is all about quick and easy. Plus, I realized I had so many ideas that they could make up their own book—and here it is! An entire book of building projects for chickens and the people who love them.

I caught the building bug when I was a little girl sitting on the floor by my dad’s work bench, watching him complete various projects for around the house and our farm. I remember my dad would ...

Get DIY Chicken Keeping from Fresh Eggs Daily now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.