Devon Coop & Double Run
- Tried and tested designs
- Durable heavy duty materials
- Thick 1.5mm fox-proof wire
- High quality fixtures & fittings
- Supplied direct from Dorset
- Backed up by our famous customer service
Devon Coop & Double Run
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.
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'.
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.
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.
This can be securely locked thanks to the 2 heavy duty stainless steal latches which are supplied with your coop. The nesting box can also be easily unbolted from the side of the house should you need to gain access for cleaning.
Our latest version of the Devon Hen House includes a reinforced edging with each slat individually screwed down for extra durability.
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 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 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.
You can also choose to join the two runs together to make one extra long run like the image below.
You can also easily add more runs to extend your setup at a later stage if needed.
Measurements & Maintenance
All our coops use 12mm tongue & groove timber supported by strong 35mm x 25mm framework. The wire mesh that is used is 1.5mm thick.
Hen House With Double Run Footprint:
Total external dimensions (max) : L 354cm x W 126.5cm (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.
Hen House Dimensions
Total external dimensions : L 100cm x W 126.5cm (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
Approx mesh size: 19mm x 19mm (approx 0.5" square) and the diameter of the wire is 1.5 mm
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.
The Devon Hen House and runs are supplied flat packed for easy home assembly. This set comes flat packed in 4 boxes. Instructions are included. All you will need is a small screwdriver and an adjusting spanner.
How many hens can the Devon and 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.
Wood & General Maintenance
The wood we use in this product is a highly durable and scented softwood which is noted for its resistance to decay and rot. Our wooden coops are treated with a base coat of wood preservative but as with all outdoor wooden structures, we recommend that you treat your coop with a high-quality varnish or wood preservative once a year (preferably before the winter season) to maintain the applied preservative and water repellent properties. We also highly recommend that you try and position your chicken coop in a protected area which is not overly exposed to high winds and the elements.
* All measurements are approximate and are provided for informational purposes only.
There are two delivery options available at checkout for large items (coops and runs).
Standard Delivery (£12.95): Orders are usually delivered within 3 to 5 working days.
Express Delivery (£17.95): Orders are usually delivered within 1 to 2 working days*.
Small Items (£3.95): Like assessories are usually delivered by the Royal Mail within 3 to 5 working days.
* Deliveries are typically made Monday to Friday between 8.00am - 6.30pm.
* All Express Delivery orders placed after 12 pm Monday to Friday will be dispatched the next working day.
* Working days are: Monday to Friday (and don't include public holidays or weekends)
* You do not need to be in to accept delivery. The courier driver can leave your order in a safe location.
* Small items ordered separately like hutch covers and run covers are typically sent via Royal Mail.
Where can we deliver to?
Orders can be delivered anywhere in mainland England, Wales and most areas in the lowlands of Scotland. If you live outside these areas we then, unfortunately, cannot deliver our products to you. This includes the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland (IM , GY, JE, BT)
Like most online companies we rely on (3rd party) courier companies to deliver all our orders around the country. 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 - sometimes more than the actual cost of the product!
Delivery to Scotland
We can deliver to most lowland areas in Scotland. These include the following postcodes: DD , DG , EH , FK1-15 , G , KA1-26 , KA29-30 , KY , ML , PA1-19 , PH1-9 , TD
If you live outside these areas then unfortunately, we are unable to offer delivery due to the high extra charges levied by the courier companies we use. You are welcome to arrange your own courier to collect from us, or we can deliver the items to a courier up north for onward journey to you.
Delivery to the 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.
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 been specifically designed so it can be fitted with an automatic door opener. We use and recommend these door openers 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, all our products including the Devon Hen House come with a base coat treatment of wood preservative. As with all outdoor wooden structures, we recommend that the timber is 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 Cuprinol, Ronseal 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 want to do this on a regular basis then it's best not to permanently 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.