The Devon Hen House (as featured on Alan Tictchmarsh's
gardening show) is a fantastic looking chicken coop able to
comfortably house 6 to 7 medium sized chickens.
What will really impress you from the moment you open the
box is how well it is constructed, with plenty of attention
to detail. This hen house is also our most versitle.
The front and back panels of the Devon are easily inter changeable.This
means you can choose whether you want the sliding door entrance
or the vertically opening door entrance to face the front.
The large nesting box can also be assembled on either the
left or right hand side of the hen house, again to suit your
The Devon hen house is one of the easiest to clean because
it comes with a large fully removable metal tray which can
be sprayed down and washed.
The nesting box can also be easily unbolted
from the side of the house should you need to gain access
The large nesting box comes with 3 cosy areas which will
allow all your hens the perfect place to lay, ensuring that
you are rewarded with a constant and fresh supply every morning.
Inside you will also see that there are 3 separate and removable
perches, positioned high up inside the hen house and giving
plenty of roosting room for all your chickens.
Another great feature that this model has to offer is that
it is raised off the ground which helps keep mud and dampness
out of the hen house. Four rubber soles will also keep the
wood from rotting.
You can also fit an automatic
door opener to the vertically opening pop hole. This means
that you can totally automate the process of letting your
hens in and out of their coop in the mornings or evenings.
*The lastest version of the Devon Hen House
now comes with a lockable solid sliding door. Other improvements
include not 1 but 2 heavy duty nesting box latches for double
the security against preditors.
The Devon Hen House is one of our best selling
hen houses and also one of the most affordable models. Its
supperb build quality and many handy features make it one
of the best hen houses on the market in this price range.
"This one ticked all the boxes"
I would highly recommend Chicken Coops Direct. We had been
searching for a coop and this one ticked all the boxes “quality
& cost”. Easy to order and excellent service. Delivered
on time and easy to erect. Just what we wanted now with 4
happy chickens whom are now giving fresh eggs. One happy customer.
Thanks Kevin Moran
"Easy to assemble, very fast delivery
and excellent after sales support"
Fantastic service! Wonderful
coop ( and we looked at a few), easy to assemble, very fast
delivery and excellent after sales support with useful factsheet
emails. Extremely friendly staff and nothing is too much trouble.
I would definitely recommend ChickenCoopsDirect; we're novice
chicken keepers and they've made everything very easy, and
value for money. Thank you!
"The coop is well thought out,
I would be happy to recommend
your company wholeheartedly, not something I have ever said
before! The coop is well thought out, well made, and fitted
together without any problems, and my four ex-battery hens
which arrived 2 days ago seem to have settled in immediately
and have already laid in the nest-boxes. I was really impressed
too with the communications before it was delivered, real
emails from real people actually answering my questions, and
I like the helpful booklets sent out since with information
on chicken health etc. All in all a pleasant experience dealing
with you and extremely good value!
"I wish all of mail order items
arrived in just two days"
My chicken coup has now been
up and running for about 6 weeks and I have three chickens
who love it. It was very easy to put together (me and my mother-in-law
managed it without any help from the men), and the chickens
love it. Really happy with the service you provided, I wish
all of mail order items arrived in just two days and we are
really happy with the product, I think it will last a long
while to come with a little annual maintenance. I am more
than happy to recommend your services.
"I would have no reesevations about
ordering one of their coops again"
Found Chicken Coops Direct
to be very helpful and very efficient, I was very pleased
with the coop which was made from good materials and the plans
were very easy to read and the coop easy to erect. Their follow
up was very good and they supplied me with useful bits of
information on how to choose and look after chickens. I would
have no resevations about ordering one of their coops again.
"I was so impressed with Chicken
I'm not the sort who ever leaves
feedback because I haven't got time (three children and now
3 chickens too!) but I am going to this time because I was
so impressed with Chicken Coops direct. I ordered late Sunday
evening and the coop arrived first thing Tuesday: that's Dorset
to Harrogate! I also had the wrong address on my paypal account
and had to change it and that went all smoothly too! So very,
very highly receommended!
"The service from you was excellent"
Just to let you know we are
very pleased with the chicken coop, it is of good quality
and easy & enjoyable to assemble, I varnished it well
before assembly. The service from you was excellent starting
with receipt of the order to letting us know it was on the
way and the very swift delivery. We got five battery chickens,
a motley crew but they have settled well in there deluxe home
and are really enjoying their new found freedom, we are looking
forward to seeing them as healthy chickens should look. They
are also enjoying the food, we got the starter pack which
was very useful. Thank you again for all the help you gave.
1.How many hens can the Devon hold?
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 birds inside as there is over 9sq feet
of space but we feel up to 7 is a good number.
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.
3.Can I have the Devon with a verticle
The Devon comes with both a
verticle 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
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 could not be expected.
There are many popular products available with Cuprinol
and Wilkinson amongst the better known brands.
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5. Can I use the Devon ducks?
While the product has been
specifically designed to house chickens a few customers have
pruchased the Devon for their ducks and the feedback has been
6. Can I add a run at a later stage
Yes, you can add runs at any
stage. These can be joined onto the front or back of the coop
and you can join as many runs together to form as long a space
as you need. For more infor on the Devon Run by itself click
7. 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 your chickens then we also
urge you to take
these added precautions especially if you know you have
foxes in your area.
Measurements & Maintenance
All our coops use 12mm T&G supported by strong 35mm
x 25mm framework.
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
The Devon Hen House is supplied flat packed for easy home
assembly. This set comes flat packed in two boxes :
Box 1 - 108 x 84 x 15 cm - weight: 18.5kgs.
Box 2 - 103 x 71 x 15 cm - weight: 18.5 kgs.
Instructions included. All you will need is a small screwdriver
and an adjusting spanner.
* All measurements are approximate and are
provided for informational purposes only.
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
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.
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