Chicken coop tractor

By sues1037, Jul 7, 2015 | Updated: Jul 7, 2015 | | |
  1. sues1037
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    I read a lot about coops before we built this coop.Actually my husband built this for me.We have a wood miser and he cut all the boards.Windows we got for free.I painted inside with organic paint as I am raising my chickens organic.I put a lot[​IMG]
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    of thought into it to make it as easy as I could for me.Shingles were free from a friend,,, total cost was 250.00.......

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  1. sues1037
    Couchmo your Welcome
  2. sues1037
    Ex batt chicks yes it's finished, we added 2 pvc pipes in the coop for the feed, really saves on them wasting food, ventilation is in the roof, one on each side under roof, yes linoleum floor it is, Bought at Lowes clearance 14.00 for the roll, I also put linoleum on the board under the roost bar, easier to clean, just use a scraper, put in bucket to throw out, wash the board really easy to clean,, I use pine shavings for the floor, works well and no stink even when the weather is hot, I just keep turning it over.We live in Ct and we have cold winters but talking to people that raise chickens said it fine this way with no insulation,,, thank you
  3. Couchmo
    Love that price! Gonna watch for cheap windows and shingles at the local auction. Flooring, too. Thanks for showing us. ;/)
  4. ExBattChicks
    Have you finished this coop and what does it look like since you added these photos? I think it looks fabulous and your inside ideas are great (e.g. the tubs in the laying stations) and so forth. It looks beautiful and solid. What about ventilation? How do you account for ventilation in, for example, the Winter when you might not open the window. Is that linoleum on the floor? Will you use sand or straw to put on the floor? Will you insulate it or do you not need to where you live? No matter, great job, it really look great!!
  5. sues1037
    Thank you
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