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Specifications

No. of Large Fowls, No. of Bantams,

Specifications

No. of Large Fowls:
Up to 5 Large Fowls
No. of Bantams:
Up to 9 Bantams

Description

 

Chicken House Medium - Made from 100% Recycled Plastic

The Green Frog Designs Chicken House Medium is the perfect coop for both beginners and experienced chicken keepers. This mid-sized hen house will comfortably accommodate up to five large fowl or nine bantams.

All our chicken coops are designed and manufactured in the UK using 100% recycled plastic waste. This means that our housing is extremely durable, effortless to clean and is eco-friendly, too!

Every Green Frog poultry coop is built to last and is for sale with a 25-year warranty included.

 

FEATURES of your Recycled Plastic Chicken Coop from Green Frog Designs

Interior: This chicken house has two nest boxes and two removable wooden perches. The nest box is cleverly located on the side of the coop to provide even more internal space for your chickens.

Door: The door is designed so that it won’t trap dirt in the door slots, and it can be easily opened and closed manually, or with a Chickenguard automatic door opener. The door is very safe for chickens and is too small for foxes to gain entry.

Easy Access and Cleaning: The nest box lid can be easily removed to gain access to freshly laid eggs using quick-release pins. For routine cleaning, the full width back panel detaches in the same way in seconds. The smooth plastic interior allows dirt to be effortlessly removed using a brush in just a fraction of the time of other poultry coops available on the market. For more thorough cleaning, the roof detaches in seconds to provide even further access, and more stubborn dirt can be removed using a hose or pressure washer. Unlike wooden coops, plastic dries in minutes, which is particularly useful in winter.

Ventilation: Our poultry products feature adjustable air vents to provide the chickens with constant air flow, preventing respiratory issues and reducing moisture content within the coop. At least one vent should be open permanently.

Assembly: This product is delivered flat-packed and can be quickly assembled by following the comprehensive instructions in the user guide, or by watching our assembly YouTube video- you should allow about an hour for this if it is the first time you have assembled one of our houses. Most parts are held together using clips made from our own waste plastic, though quick release clips (linch pins) and some other parts are metal. The house features carry handles on the roof so it can be easily moved around a garden once assembled. If you ever need to relocate your coop to a different address, it is just as easily dismantled and will not be damaged during the process.

 

CAPACITY - Coop suitable for 5 large chickens or 9 bantams

Poultry Club of Great Britain Guidelines indicate that this house is suitable for a maximum of five large fowl or nine bantams. 

Soil Association Guidelines which require a little more space per bird, suggest that this house is ideal for up to 4 larger birds or 7 bantams. Both of these guidelines can be followed, and it is always recommended to provide your birds with a little more extra space, if possible.

Not the ideal size for your brood?

Try our Chicken House Small – ideal for 2-4 chickens

Or our Chicken House Large – ideal for 9-15 chickens

 

DIMENSIONS

Overall Dimensions: 106 (w) x 100 (h) x 137 (d) cm (including ramp, roof overhang and nest boxes)
House Dimensions: 78 (w) x 78 (h) x 100 (d) cm (excluding ramp, including nest boxes)
Internal Floorspace: 59 (w) x 80 (d) cm (excluding nest boxes)
Perches: 2 wooden perches, each 59cm usable length

 

COLOURS

The Chicken House Medium is available in Green, Blue or Yellow, and the colour is UV protected to prevent fading.
This colour applies to the roof and the nest box lid only - all other plastic parts are black.
The door is aluminium (unpainted).

 

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Stand – A stand is available that raises the height of the house by 45cm. The stand comes complete with an extended ramp.

Wheel Set - A Wheel Set is available that attaches to the underside of the house and allows it to be easily moved by one person.

Note: Only ONE of the above options can be fitted at a time.

Droppings Trays - In certain atmospheric conditions or if the chickens come into the house after being outside in the rain, condensation can form inside the house. Normally, this evaporates or drains straight out of the chicken house and is not a problem at all. However, if you use an absorbent bedding material such as newspaper or wood shavings, this will 'wick up' any moisture. This moisture will react with the droppings to give off ammonia, which is not good for the respiratory health of your birds. The solution is really quite simple, and it is to use droppings trays to contain the bedding. 

Droppings trays also make it easier to clean your hen house. They are easy to handle, and you can simply tip the droppings and shavings into a wheelbarrow or garden refuse sack.

Our droppings trays for our chicken coops are made from black recycled plastic (ABS - the same material used for car bumpers). We use 2.5mm thick ABS, which make trays quite rigid and surprisingly tough. The trays are approximately 25mm (one inch) deep, so hold a good quantity of bedding, such as wood shavings. The surfaces are smooth, and they have sloping sides, so they are easy to clean and can be stacked if required. Please note that the trays are not an exact fit, and there will be small gaps between the edges of the trays and the sides of the house.

Top tip: we generally find that wood shavings are preferable to newspaper as a bedding/litter material.

Automatic Door Opener - This house has been designed to work with a Chickenguard Automatic Opener. This simply bolts to the front of the house (holes are pre-drilled for you) and the cord attaches to a split ring in the door, replacing the manual draw cord and handle.
We supply the Chickenguard Premium opener, which has the following features:

- Auto Open - Specify Time or Light Level
- Auto Close - Specify Time or Light Level
- Manual Open and Close - Large Buttons
- Simple to set up and reliable to use
- Weatherproof housing
- Runs on 4 x AA batteries with low battery warning
- UK designed and manufactured
- 3 Year warranty

The Chickenguard opener can be bought with this product or can be bought later (see our Spares/Accessories section). It costs more to buy later, as extra shipping costs will be incurred.

 

We're proud to produce and sell eco-friendly chicken coops made from recycled plastic. Green Frog's chicken coops are manufactured in the UK. And if you're buying in the UK, we'll ship your chicken house to you for free*

 

USER GUIDE

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14 Reviews

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  • Hannah - 12th Feb 2021

    5
    Excellent well made and eco credentials

    Sturdy and easy to put together. We love it and so do the chickens. Swore I would never use a wooden coop again as the mites are so difficult to get rid of but one of the great things is that we can clean this so easily

  • Andrew Vernon - 29th Jan 2021

    5
    Chicken House Medium

    Brilliant design, simple to build but very strong and sturdy. I like the idea of it being made from recycled plastic. Chickens love it and it’s really easy to clean.

14 Reviews

  • Hannah - 12th Feb 2021

    5
    Excellent well made and eco credentials

    Sturdy and easy to put together. We love it and so do the chickens. Swore I would never use a wooden coop again as the mites are so difficult to get rid of but one of the great things is that we can clean this so easily

  • Andrew Vernon - 29th Jan 2021

    5
    Chicken House Medium

    Brilliant design, simple to build but very strong and sturdy. I like the idea of it being made from recycled plastic. Chickens love it and it’s really easy to clean.

  • Nicola Raymond - 1st Dec 2020

    5
    Medium chicken house

    We're exposed to pretty hefty coastal weather and the chooks are perfectly at home. I can see this house lasting my lifetime at least.

  • Sammiie Winter - 18th Sep 2020

    5
    Amazing product!

    Absolutely amazing! I love this house so much I brought 2 more ! Easy to follow instructions and assembly was fine. Would recommend to everyone!

  • Victoria Mallon - 3rd Sep 2020

    5
    Chicken house medium

    Great product, easy to assemble . Really good customer service. Thank you

  • Damian Kennedy - 29th Jul 2020

    5
    Chicken House Medium

    Would highly recommend Green Frog Designs. Delivered exactly on time, and easy to put together. It's very sturdy and seems very safe, and looks great. The additional trays are a very good purchase making cleaning easier, but the house itself is easy to just hose down. NB. The first few steps of building take longer than the remaining 12, don't be disheartened. It's worth it.

  • Phil Stabler - 24th Jun 2020

    5
    Wooden replacement

    Bought this around 3 years ago to replace a wooden house that constantly got infected with redmite. None of that with green frog. So easy to maintain and clean out - excellent design.

  • Marion Sievwright - 4th Jun 2020

    5
    Greenfrog medium chicken house

    Lovely chicken house, easy to build, easy to clean.

  • Zoey - 14th Oct 2018

    5
    Chicken house medium

    This chicken house is a dream!! So easy to take apart and clean. We got this to stop red mite and haven’t seen any. The trays are a must... a job that would take me an hour a week is now done in less than half the time. I would never go back to a wooden coop now! Definitely worth the money!!

  • F Smith - 1st Aug 2018

    4
    chicken house

    Went together nicely, instructions clear and all parts as spec and easy to put together. Only 2 small things, the nest box is too shallow to retain the bedding, my chooks heave it out into the droppings trays, and the trays are slightly too small so there is a space which fills up with muck at each end of the house.

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