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Josh Tiffs Chicken Coop

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    Josh & Tiff's Chicken Coop
    I decided to make it taller so that it would be easier to clean. The only downsides are that at this taller height, it doesn't provide as much shade as a lower version would and the ladder for the chickens is much steeper. The neighborhood kids like it though as they can go into the cage to play with the chicks.
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    Also I wish the hens entrance and the double doors to the upstairs were on the same side to make for a better area to mount the perch. Currently it runs over the double doors and the hens entrance... I ended up with 5 hens and the downstairs is 4x7 the upstairs is 4x4. This is probably enough room but I am thinking about adding a simple 4x7 open cage on the back of the downstairs which should double the floor space...

    Good luck!

    Josh & Tiff

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  2. verberne
    Hi Josh and Tiff. I love your design and would like to use it as inspiration for a design for my chickens here in Germany. Do you have foxes in your area? We have lots of them here and I am concerned about them digging under the cage. Do you have any advice before I start building?
  3. echoday
    Looks great!

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