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Hello! Newbie here too! I think your plan sounds great! I do have two suggestions. 1 Cover the top with something,anything. I didn't think I would need anything either since my kids and I are outside pretty anytime it's nice out. I went inside to help my daughter change, maybe 15 minutes, and a hawk killed one of my chicks and a hen. It was awful! 2. Consider using sand in the run. I read a lot about it before I did and I haven't had to clean much at all. I put some mesh over a pitch fork and use it like a big litter scoop. Fast and easy with no smell at all.
Hope this helps!