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By dixiechick · Jan 11, 2012 · ·
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    Welcome to Graceland
    (A coop fit for our Elvis!)
    Bear in mind, we live in the sultry south....FLORIDA. The warm breezes allow for an open coop design. Great for airing out anything smelly, and keeping our flock cool. It also allows for sunrays to reach our feathered friends.
    This is a view of the front:
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    The overall size of the coop is 6' deep x 12' wide, making each bay 6'x4'. At the tallest point, the coop stands 7' tall, making the doors easy for us to walk in and take care of our chicken business. We installed an electric fence around the base with the main unit inside the coop for weatherproofing. This also allowed us to add a light in the middle bay for night time, if needed.
    Since it's construction, we added access doors from bay-to-bay so that we can open the coop up to the whole flock, or sequester as needed for those broody girls.

    :This is a side view
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Recent User Reviews

  1. ronott1
    "Article start"
    1/5, 1 out of 5, reviewed Jul 18, 2018 at 9:05 PM
    There are no coop plans or picture of the coop. Looks more like a member page except for the title.
  2. SimplyLivinthatFarmLife
    "Our Coop Page"
    1/5, 1 out of 5, reviewed Jul 9, 2018
    Love the idea of letting it air out, but would loved to have seen the coop itself.
  3. Hope Hughes
    "This is a good idea.."
    1/5, 1 out of 5, reviewed Jul 3, 2018
    I live in north florida but grew up in the keys and 2 years in central. I understand the heat. But they still need some cover from the wind and the rain. Even if it's just one wall covered that gets the most wind. Also the chicken wire wont keep the predators out. Hardwire cloth will protect them and still let in the air.

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  3. Phoenixmama95
    how much did it cost you to make this? I am looking into making something similar to keep my three cockerels separate.

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