How to Upgrade the Barn and Chicken Coop in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
How to Upgrade the Barn and Chicken Coop in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

To upgrade your barn and chicken coop, go to the Woodcutter’s House and speak to Gotz. You need to have the required lumber and gold for the upgrade.

You can get lumber by chopping branches or tree stumps with an upgraded axe, or you can buy them from Gotz for 50g each.

Chicken Coop Upgrade

Interior view of the small chicken coop | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Interior view of the small chicken coop

You start the game with a small chicken coop that houses up to 4 chickens. It has four feed boxes and an incubator to hatch eggs. To upgrade the chicken coop, you need the following:

  • 500 pieces of lumber
  • 5,000G
Interior view of the upgraded chicken coop | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Interior view of the upgraded chicken coop

Gotz will take 3 days to finish upgrading your chicken coop to the large one. You can have up to 8 chickens in the large chicken coop. The upgrade will also add another incubator inside to hatch eggs.

Barn Upgrade

Interior view of the small barn | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Interior view of the small barn

You start the game with a small barn that houses up to 8 cows or sheep. It has eight feed boxes and a pregnant animal feed box. To upgrade the barn, you need the following:

  • 500 pieces of lumber
  • 6,800G
Interior view of the upgraded barn | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Interior view of the upgraded barn

Gotz will finish the barn upgrade after 3 days. You can have up to 16 cows or sheep in the large barn. The upgrade also comes with another pregnant animal feed box, and another feed bin to collect animal fodder from.

Getting the Mayonnaise, Cheese, and Yarn Maker

Yarn and Cheese Maker location inside the upgraded barn | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Yarn and Cheese Maker location inside the upgraded barn

After you upgrade your chicken coop, the mayonnaise, cheese, and yarn maker become available at Saibara’s shop. You need 20,000G and an adamantite ore for each machine.

Tip: You can find adamantite ore while mining in the spring mine on floor 10 and higher.

Location of the mayonnaise maker inside the upgraded chicken coop | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Location of the mayonnaise maker inside the upgraded chicken coop

To use the makers, simply put the item in the machine, and you’ll immediately receive the new item. You can sell mayonnaise, cheese, and yarn for more gold than the raw products you used to make them.

Mayonnaise

ItemPriceOutcomePrice
Regular Quality Egg50GMayonnaise (S)100G
Good Quality Egg60GMayonnaise (M)150G
High Quality Egg80GMayonnaise (L)200G
Gold Egg100GMayonnaise (G)300G
P Egg180GMayonnaise (P)450G
X Egg350GMayonnaise (X)800G

Cheese

ItemPriceOutcomePrice
Milk (S)100GCheese (S)300G
Milk (M)150GCheese (M)400G
Milk (L)200GCheese (L)500G
Milk (G)300GCheese (G)600G
Milk (P)500GCheese (P)750G
Milk (X)800GCheese (X)1500G

Yarn

ItemPriceOutcomePrice
Wool (S)100GYarn (S)300G
Wool (M)400GYarn (M)700G
Wool (L)500GYarn (L)800G
Wool (G)600GYarn (G)1000G
Wool (P)1000GYarn (P)1500G
Wool (X)2000GYarn (X)4000G