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Articles from Firefyter-Emt

Well, here is my page to show off my coop so otheres can glean ideas from. If you like this, let me know, if you do not like the coop... well tough! The start of the coop: "La cage de poulet" I am trying to keep the cost down as much as I can so the frame is sitting on preasure-treated wood, but the frame work is not. This is my main worry, but they can be replaced without major re-work if the need be. For now, I will try to keep them painted and dry. After getting the walls up: Now...
This is my second coop build, and I have added some new ideas to improve the coop. I do tend to over build things, but I had a basic idea in my head to design this coop after a classic monitor barn style. Using the upper roof line to ventilate the coop has worked well. The coop also uses a floor exit to decrease winter drafts here in New England. My main flock size will be 9 hens and maybe the rooster that was part of the original 12. We will down size a couple hens and rotate out three...
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