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By Oscgrr · Jan 11, 2012 · Updated Jul 30, 2012 · ·
  1. Oscgrr
    My Summer Project

    I remember that we were sitting in bed, my wife was watching television and I was playing with my laptop. I can't for the life of me remember why but I did a web search on keeping chickens. After about an hour or so of looking at coop designs and reading articles on caring for chickens, I turned to my wife and said " One of these days, we're going to get chickens." Her response was, "whatever" without taking her eyes off the television. That was three years ago. With the help of my two sons, we made it happen. It took three years of planning but here it is. Oh, my wife pays a little more attention to what I say nowadays.


    Of course, what you see here is the begining stages of something that I'm very proud of. My boys are fourteen and four and together the three of us turned a stack of scrap lumber and a couple of handfuls of purchased materials into a beautiful chicken coop and run. Honestly, I'm pleasantly surprized at how it came out. I envisioned a nice coop but I had no idea that it would be this good. I took a great deal of inspiration from what other BYC members had built.

    I tried to set these photos up to where they made sense but I'm still learning how to do this.


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Recent User Reviews

  1. Nardo
    "Family build"
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Aug 1, 2018
    Nice job on this. Be good to have a few more details.
  2. Hope Hughes
    "Nice job!"
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jul 11, 2018
    I Love how you got the kiddos involved. The coop looks awesome and love the run. I would have liked to see more details of the guild to help give me ideas. Thanks for sharing.
  3. SavKel&RynKel
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jul 4, 2018
    Would love to see a description of materials or plans and an update!


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    Nice family project!

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