I just booked my airline ticket to Oregon for Thanksgiving. I can only stay just over a week (sadly). But it will be the first time home for Thanksgiving in nearly 10 years. I look forward to seeing most of my family (I hope all of them). I'm coming alone. And I can not eat carbs...so no dressing or pie, no mash potato's or corn (so sad). But I hope I can spend some good hours just holding my dads hand! It seems like a million years away. It's going to be over 100 F this weekend.
Why not start with an IBC and cut a hole for the door? You could build closed laying boxes into it, and something for the chickens to roost on. Put some straw or saw dust on the floor. You could add vents to the side for air. If it sat inside a chicken run that you can walk into, the chickens could be safe, dry and happy. I have an extra IBC. Maybe this could be my chicken house? I bet I could even plant the outside of it with mud and grass for extra insulation and good looks.