Our chicken coop undergoing construction. Building the nesting boxes in advance.
Putting doors onto the nesting boxes for easy access.
Nesting boxes with the doors open.
The base of the roosting bars. Built to allow a sliding tray.
Side view of roosting bar's base.
Main frame of the coop.
Main frame with nesting boxes mounted.
Backside view of nesting boxes.
Side view with nesting boxes and one roosting rack installed.
Two roosting racks installed.
Angled view with roosting racks and nesting boxes. Support slats tacked in place to maintain square of frame.
Framing on end installed for sliding door for ramp.
Front view with all roosting racks installed.
Raised roof frames started.
Angled roof frames added to raised roof.
First side of raised roof added to main frame. Done in sections to ease placement on roof. This was just a test for fit prior to finishing.
Roofing panels added.
Raised roofs added and mounted.
Tar paper added to raised roof.
Angled trusses added for lower roof.
Lower roof papered on one side.
Shingles added. Framing added to secure nesting boxes in place and front window framed in.
Side window framed in.
Second roof side shingled.
Second side window framed in.
Front siding being added.
View from inside front door.
Back siding added.
Sliding door and ramp installed.
Sliding door closed. Used aluminum U-shaped rails for sliding guides.
Rear slots cut out for removable cleaning trays.
Removable tray with handles attached.
Removable tray partially in place.
All trays in place. They are directly below the roosting racks.
Front door installed.
Front view. Floor was made in two sections and hinged in the middle to ease cleaning. Show in down position.
Side view with ramp installed and floors in down position.