My Coop inside and out

By RoosterML · Jan 13, 2019 ·
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4/5,
  1. RoosterML
    After a great deal of time being spent building, modifying and building some more and did I mention modifying again this has brought me to this point of which I feel really comfortable with my particular set up.
    I first started with a smaller 5x9 walk in coop that you can see in the enclosed run.
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    It was great at first but I soon realized how much I really enjoyed having chickens so it was soon time to expand. I originally started with 5 hens.
    End of spring approached and i decided to convert 2/3 of my wood shed into a barn to house both chickens and rabbits. So now the chickens have a 9x16 area that I built so that if needed I could drop a door and have two 9x8 stalls. The rabbits along with my storage and sink area are housed in a 9x16 area right next to the chickens.
    Here's some pictures of what is currently the finished product inside.(may vary well change in the future)
    The outside will be stained in the spring.
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    Upon entering chickens to the left and rabbits to the right
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    I strongly recommend a slop sink, this is an old one off a job site I saved. It serves 2 purposes, 1st the obvious sink, 2nd lay a piece of plywood on top of the sink and you have yourself a work bench at just the right height. I have examined and treated many birds on it. KIMG0408.jpg KIMG0393.jpg KIMG0391.jpg
    Tarp and mat around roost area to assure no drafts on chickens for winter time only, ugly but effective.

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    Black bin is the winter time dust bathing tub. KIMG0395.jpg KIMG0396.jpg
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    I had to try one of those 5 Gallon bucket covers. They just look so cool. KIMG0414.jpg
    Various size nesting boxes to accommodate everything up to Jersey Giants
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    KIMG0402.jpg Bunnies really enjoy the sonotube KIMG0405.jpg

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Recent User Reviews

  1. Brahmachicken240
    "Lovely coop"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 23, 2019
  2. imneva
    "Very nice"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 16, 2019
    love all the pictures
  3. MROO
    "Nice and big ... inside & out"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jan 14, 2019
    Very nice set-up! Lots of space for both biddies and bunnies ... and even a little bit of expansion room! I really like the shed-style set-ups that allow room for people, too. If I had a set-up like this, You'd never get me out of there until first-frost!
    Brahmachicken240 likes this.
    1. RoosterML
      Thank you, great place to kick back and have a beer during the warm weather.

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