05/11/2015 05:43 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

ICYMI: There's a DIY Chicken Coop Craze Happening Right Now

Time Inc. and This Old House recently launched a little-sister DIY site called The Snug. The homepage over at The Snug is largely populated by what's trending with DIYers in realtime social media. Among the most popular topics this spring?

DIY chicken coops!

Here are some of the top DIY chicken coops on the Web, handpicked by the pros. Get inspired to build a backyard coop of your very own.

Simple A-Frame Chicken Coop
This is an easy build and a great summer project to work on with the kids. Get the full how-to VIA Ana White

Repurposed Playhouse Chicken Coop
Put an old playhouse to use. A few quick chicken-friendly upgrades and you've got yourself a fine home for feathered friends! More VIA Dukes & Duchesses.

Affordable-Furniture Hack
From dresser to hen house? It's an easy DIY. This DIYer picked up a cheap dresser and hacked it into a home for her backyard hens. More VIA Childhood101.

See more DIY chicken coop ideas, handpicked by the pros over at Time Inc. and This Old House.

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