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Echlfan's Chicken Coop


 This is our first foray into chickens.  We hatched ducks for my little girls class 2 years ago.
My friend got me hooked when she told me about hers.  She wanted to do another order.
I planned it all out & sprung it on my husband 3 days before ordering it.  He wasn't totally excited, lol. 
But once he figured out they were not as stinky as the ducks & they would not be in the house,
he was much happier.  What really got him was the selling the extra eggs &getting to build the coop! 
A chance to use the power tools, lol.
 
We have 3 EEs, 1 Blk Astralorp, 1 RIR & 1 GSL.  The coop is called Fowl Manor.
We have Artemis Fowl, Holly Short, Opal Coboi, Juliet, Butler & Mulch Diggums.
Names come from the Artemis Fowl series.
 
Click on pictures to enlarge.

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Picked the spot for the coop.
The patio seemed the best
option for us.  The run will extend to
dirt area on the back side.

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Framing & Floor done.
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We got most of the plywood up
for the sides.
Added the door & nest box cabinet.


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Coop completed (mostly).
Painted & added a corrugated
rubberish roof.  High ventilation all around.
2-15x15 windows
across from each other that catch
breezes well & 1 facing our girls
window so they can watch the chickens.

Also have a bottle of Antibac
hanging from the window grid.



(Outside closed--outside open--Inside view)


Close up of nest box cabinet.
Found the cabinet someone was
tossing after a remodel.
  Egg collection will be
easy from outside. 

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This is Holly. She is a BA.

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Here are my 3 EEs. Opal, Mulch & Butler.

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This is Juliet. She is a GSL.


 

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This is Artemis. She is a RIR.

 

 

 


We have a momma dove with 2 babies
living on top of the coop.


 

 


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