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Presidential Suite

By Presidential · Mar 12, 2012 · ·
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    We were interested in building a very managable coop to start a small flock. Other than the sides of the run, we didn't have any materials to recycle. In total, the materials for this coop cost approximately $250 at Home Depot - including hardware, paint, roofing, hardware cloth, wood - everything. We put it all together over two weekends. We are amatures! It took us a while to measure twice, so we only had to cut once. It was an awesome family project.
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    Still some work to do around the base to predator-proof and some finishing touches to apply. But, the majority of the work is done. We have good ventilation at the top and a window in the back. Our clean out door also has a screen door inside, so the whole thing can be opened up in the hot summer months.
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    We used a solar polycarbonate corrugated roof panel to keep the elements out and the shaded light in.

    We modified the coop plans from Purina's Chicken Coop: http://www.salemchickens.com/Purina_coop_plans.pdf

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Recent User Reviews

  1. Nardo
    "Well done"
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Aug 6, 2018
    Be good to have some more detail. I'm curious about the metal grate siding that you say is recycled. What was it to start with?
  2. Chickencountryuk
    "More description"
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jul 11, 2018
    Nice coop but it benefit from a better description of build.

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  1. Kay56
    very nice coop and run :)

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