Eco Friendly Coop

By tdrennan, Jan 29, 2012 | Updated: Jan 29, 2012 | | |
  1. tdrennan

    Why shouldn't the coop have its very own rain barrel?!

    Coop before we attached the run.


    Coop with the run attached. We used and old dog house we found for the coop's frame and then covered it all with recycled fence post. We really like the way the rustic look fits in our backyard. And, of course, a picture of our three ladies!

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  1. tdrennan
    I appreciate it. I cost almost nothing since I used all recycled materials from the neighborhood and Craigslist. I like the simplicity too.
  2. joan1708
    I like this coop! I don't know what it is, but there is something very appealing about this simple coop!
  3. gunnarwordon
    Wow. Great coop. I may steal that idea..................
  4. SevenVF
    As long as the barrel is clean there shouldn't be any problems.
  5. tdrennan
    As far as I know it is. They drink the water and seem to be fine. I have read on BYC that some people have been allowing their girls to drink rain water for years without any probelms.
  6. AmyLM
    Is rainwater safe ?

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