Devon Coop & Double Run

Regular Price £349.95 Special Price £329.00
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Essential Info

  • Tried and tested designs
  • Durable heavy duty materials
  • Thick 1.5mm fox-proof wire
  • Robust high quality fixtures & fittings
  • Supplied direct to you from Dorset UK
  • Backed up by our famous customer service

Devon Coop & Double Run

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With over 22 square feet of run space and over 9.5 square feet of inside housing area as well, the Devon with double run is ideal for those that wish to give their hens a large outside area for them to roam freely.

With over 22 square feet of run space and over 9.5 square feet of inside housing area as well, the Devon with double run is ideal for those that wish to give their hens a large outside area for them to roam freely.

Devon chicken house with large run

What will really impress you from the moment you open the box is how well it has been constructed, with plenty of attention to detail not found with similar online 'knock-offs'.

Both runs on the same side

This traditional hen house has been lovingly crafted from scented softwood and is able to comfortably house up to 6 to 7 medium sized chickens.

The Devon hen house

A large nesting box (which can be assembled on either side of the house) allows you to easily collect your eggs in a matter of minutes without disturbing your flock.

The Devon hen house nesting box

This can be securely locked thanks to the 2 heavy duty stainless steal latches which are supplied with your coop.

Heavy duty clasps

The nesting box can also be easily unbolted from the side of the house should you need to gain access for cleaning.

Easy cleaning access

The large nesting box also has 3 cosy areas which will allow your hens the perfect place to lay, ensuring that you are rewarded with a constant and fresh supply every morning.

Inside the Devon coop

Inside you will also see that there are 3 separate perches, properly designed and positioned high up allowing plenty of roosting room for all your chickens.

Another great feature of the Devon model is that it also comes with a vertically opening pop hole which allows you to fit an automatic door opener.

You can also choose to have either the pop hole positioned as the front or the sliding doors, which ever option you find more practical or visually appealing.

The rear of the Devon hen house

The handy runs can be securely attached to the Devon hen house using the screws supplied or simply pushed up flush against it if you prefer a less permanent run area for your hens.

The two large lockable doors on each side of the run (four doors in total) gives you easy access should you wish to change your chickens' water or top up a feeder with food.

The Devon with double run

You can also choose to join the two runs together to make one extra long run like the image below.

Devon with runs open

You can also easily add more runs to extend your setup at a later stage if needed.

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Measurements & Maintenance

All our coops use 12mm tongue & groove timber supported by strong 35mm x 25mm framework.
Our wire mesh is 1.5mm thick.

Devon double run measurements

Hen House Dimensions

Total external dimensions : L 100cm x W 127.5cm (including nesting box) x H 108cm
Total external dimension (in inches) L 39.3" x W 50.1" x H 42.5"

Internal housing: L 82.5cm x W 80.5cm
Internal housing (in inches): L 32.4" x W 31.4"
Total area : 7.14 square feet

Internal nesting box: L 74.5cm x W 30.5cm
Internal nesting box (in inches) :L 29.3" x 12"
Total area : 2.44 square feet

Double Run Dimensions

External dimensions : L 260 cm x W 83cm x H 102cm
External dimension (in inches): L 102.3" x W 32.6
Internal run dimensions: L 258 cm x W 80cm
Internal run dimensions (in inches): L 101.5" x W 31.4"

Internal run area: 22 square feet
Hen House With Double Run Footprint:

Total external dimensions (max) : L 354.5 cm x W 127.5cm (incl nesting box) x H 108cm
Total external dimensions (in inches): L 139.5" x W 50.1" x H 42.5"
Total combined area of hen house and run: over 31 square feet.

Chicken wire

Approx mesh size: 19mm x 19mm (approx 0.5" square) & diameter of wire is 1.5 mm

Packaging

The Devon Hen House and Double Run is supplied flat packed for easy home assembly. This set comes flat packed in four boxes:

Box 1 - 108 x 84 x 15 cm - weight: 18.5kgs.
Box 2 - 103 x 71 x 15 cm - weight: 18.5 kgs.
Box 3 - 135 x 83 x 15 cm - weight 18 kgs.
Box 4 - 135 x 83 x 15 cm - weight 18 kgs.

Full instructions included. All you will need is a small screwdriver and an adjustable spanner.

* All measurements are approximate and are provided for informational purposes only.

Maintenance

Our wooden coops are treated with a base coat of wood preservative.The wood we use in this product is a highly durable and scented softwood which is noted for its resistance to decay and rot.

As with all outdoor wooden structures we strongly recommend that you treat your coop with a high quality varnish or wood preservative before exposing it to the elements and that you re-treat it at least once a year (preferably before the winter season) to maintain the applied preservative and water repellent properties. There are many popular products available with Cuprinol, Ronseal and Wilkinson amongst the better known brands.

We also recommend that you try and position your chicken coop in a protected area which is not overly exposed to high winds and the elements.

Delivery Options

There are two delivery options available at checkout.

Standard (£12.95): Orders are usually dispatched 3 to 5 working days after an order is placed.
Express (£17.95): Orders are usually dispatched the next working day.

Most orders are usually delivered in 1 to 2* working days after they have been dispatched. Deliveries are typically made Monday to Friday between 8.00am - 6.30pm. (Working days are Monday to Friday but don't include public holidays.)

If you need your order urgently then choose the express delivery option for priority dispatch.

Where can we deliver to?

Orders can be delivered anywhere in mainland England, Wales and some areas in the Scottish lowlands. If you live outside these areas we unfortunately cannot deliver our products to you.

Like most online compaies we rely on (3rd party) courier companies to deliver all our orders. As much as we would love to get our products in the hands of as many people as possible the cost of getting our coops to anyone who lives outside mainland England and Wales is prohibitive - upwards of £70.

If you live outside these regions you are welcome to arrange collection from us using a company like Parcel Force or Parcel Monkey.

Delivery to Scottish Postcodes

Scottish postcodes that we can deliver to include:

Scottish Lowlands (e.g. Glasgow/Edinburgh and surrounds) and (Zone 2) -All AB, IV, KW1-14, PA34, PA37-39, PH19-41, PH49-50

Unfortunatly we cannot deliver to Scottish post codes not included above. This is due to the size of our products and the very high costs (£60 - £120+) levied by the courier company we use.

You are welcome to arrange your own courier to collect from us however. Here is a list of couriers that may help.

Delivery to Isle of Wight

The courier company that we use can deliver to the Isle of Wight. However there is a delivery surcharge of £15.95 per order. Please contact us if you live in the Isle of Wight before you place your order so we can send you a special link to place your order.

Delivery Questions

Damaged, Faulty or Missing Items

*This is an estimate based on the majority of orders sent, however we cannot absolutely guarantee it.

1. How many hens can the Devon with Double Run hold?

It really will depend on the breed of chicken and the size of the breed and how you intend to keep them.

The raised roosting and nesting area of the Devon Hen House will hold 6 to 7 medium sized birds quite comfortably. (Some customers do keep more but we feel 6 to 7 hens is optimal).

What is probably more important to consider is the amount of space they will have during the day.

If you intend to give them time to roam around your garden then the run space is less of a determining factor and 6 to 7 hens would be perfectly fine.

However if they are to spend their entire day inside the Devon with Double Run then we would suggest that you look to keep up to 4 medium sized hens or 5 bantams.

The benefit of all our coops is that the run can be easily extended at a later date should the need arise and in theory you can add as many run extensions as you need.

On a side, note we always recommend that whatever your circumstance and set up that you try and give your hens a few hours outside their coop and run in the late afternoon and early evening.

2. Can I fit an Automatic Door Opener to this coop?

Yes, the Devon Hen House has be specifically designed so it can be fitted with an automatic door opener. We use and recommend this door opener kit which comes with a door opener and a few extra's that you'll need for the Devon with Run.

3. Can I have the Devon with a vertical (pop-hole) door?

The Devon comes with both a vertical opening (pop-door) and a sliding door. There are two 'front' panels. One has the sliding door and the other the pop hole door. You can choose to face either one in the front.

4. Is the wood treated?

Yes, the Devon hen House comes with a base coat treatment of wood preservative.

But as with all outdoor wooden structures in our harsh climate, we recommend that the timber be treated on a regular basis to ensure a long life. If the coop is treated to begin with and thereafter on a yearly basis, and is well looked after and cleaned regularly there is no reason why a lifespan of 5 to 7 years or more could not be expected.

There are many popular products available with CuprinolRonseal and Wilkinson amongst the better known brands.

A lot of customers use and recommend these: Brand Option 1 or Brand Option 2.

5. How easily can the Devon & Double Run be moved?

It's not difficult but you will need an extra pair of hands.

If you have a Devon with Run or Devon with Double Run and want to move your coop then the answer would be to first dis-connect the runs from the coop and move each section separately.

If you want to do this on a regular basis then it's best not to permantly secure the run to the hen house with the screws supplied. Instead you could choose to simply position the run up against the hen house or if you want a bit more security then use a hook and eye type latch like this and secure the hook to the side of the Hen House and the eye to the side of the run. That way you can simply unlatch the run from the coop whenever you need to move it.

6. Is the Devon fox-proof?

We would like to think that our coops are made to a higher standard than most other suppliers in this price range. While we have purposely used thicker, sturdier wood, wire and locks with the aim to make it as safe and secure as possible for your chickens we cannot absolutely guarantee that foxes and other predators won’t try and target them.

Foxes are by far the biggest threat that your pets will face, so if you are going to keep chickens then we also urge you to take these added precautions, especially if you know that you have foxes in your area.