Roost & Root Scoop Articles


Every handcrafted coop we make here at Roost & Root matters to us.   We pride ourselves on using the best materials to make the best coops, but the very best materials in the wrong hands still won’t produce a great coop. From cutting materials to fabrication to packaging, everyone at Roost & Root plays a […]

Our Process for Building Chicken Coops

Weather - snow chickens

We’ve worked hard to understand the needs of our customers all over the United States, and with the color weather season approaching, we’ve asked our resident chicken expert to weigh in on best practices for cold weather backyard chicken-keeping. Chickens, with the notable exception of Silkies and Frizzles, are by nature much more cold hardy […]

Cold Weather Chicken-Keeping Tips


At Urban Coop Company, we’re here to be your guide on all urban chicken-keeping matters. For summer, we wanted to give you our TOP 3 useful tips on keeping your chickens cool, comfortable and healthy during hot months. As we’re located in Central Texas, summer days tend to be well over 100 degrees so we […]

How to Keep Chickens Cool in the Summer Heat


We believe urban chicken keeping is good for the soul. Chickens ground people to the natural world in unexplained ways; a welcome, enjoyable thing in this hectic, high-tech world. To make it as enjoyable as possible, we knew we needed to do all we could to make it hassle-free and stress-free for our customers.   […]

We’ve made chicken-keeping convenient with easy-fill waterers and feeders

Bargain brand Chinese coops are not a bargain for long. Cheap materials and carpentry won’t hold up. Roost & Root chicken coops are made to be durable, which means they’ll last. But it also means they’re predator safe strongholds for chickens to live in. And they make keeping chickens less of a hassle with their […]

10 reasons Round-Top Chicken Coops™ are worth more…

Urban Chicken Keeping is growing and our coops are very popular, for good reason! Your coop is lovingly hand built from premium materials and will look great for years to come. During some parts of the year we get up to six weeks back-ordered. As a company policy we take orders and deliver weekly batches […]

Simple Ways to House Chicks While Your Chicken Coop Is Being Built

Cedar Chicken Coop Wood

Why we use Cedar in your Round-Top Chicken Coop™ It’s certainly not the cheapest wood coop builders could use, in fact, its one of the most expensive. But just like a fine chef, its impossible for a coop builder to end up with a great product if the ingredients aren’t the best. Cedar (more accurately what […]

Why We Build Your Chicken Coop With Cedar