Rstampas Chicken Run

By rstampa · Jan 11, 2012 · ·
  1. rstampa
    [FONT=comic sans ms,sand]I'm in the process of building a run for my 3 week old chicks. I'll be posting as I go along and end with my finished product. When it comes to carpentry I'm all thumbs. I also had no help and did the whole thing myself. This project is a little more then I expected. But for a craftsman or a all around builder this would be a walk in the park.[/FONT]
    If you have any questions you may contact my PM my user name is rstampa.
    The run is made of 2"X4" frame. Plywood and asphalt shingled roof. It measures 8'x8'x6'hight. With a 4" slop roof running toward the left side of the run..

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    [FONT=comic sans ms,sand]Here are some shots of the frame I built and plywood roof. It took 2 afternoons to build. Support post were doug 2' into the ground. I used the fence as my back and back post. Also I used all huricane proof hardward for my frame and roof.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=comic sans ms,sand]After a long afternoon and a long rain I finally put up the 1/2"X1/2" hardware wire. Not so much as to keep the chickens in but to keep the nasty predators out. The completion of the roof is next. Stay tuned.[/FONT]
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    Finally finished. The block on the roof was up there because the plywood and a slit bow in it. The block has now corrected it.
    Thanks for visiting.
    Tampa Florida USA Update: Nov. 18, 2009 my girls have grown out of their little coop so I had to make a larger one. Here are a few pics.

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  1. Purpletie3
    What a nice Southern design. :)
  2. Erin~TheChickenLover
    Great job! I think I might like to try this design for my little bantam roosters.

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