Serenitynhs Chicken Coop

  1. serenityNH

    Turning the garden shed into a coop.
    It took a little persauding but I finally convinced my hubby that having chickens was much better than having a shed full of junk! Now, where to put that junk.......

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    Before...... After........
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    The garden shed as a shed. The garden shed as a coop.

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    (Below) The inside of the coop is starting to take shape.
    Moved all the 'junk' out. The roost is up, the automatic door is installed (yeah) and we added 2- 4 foot windows. The coop is 8 x 12.


    Added the dropping boards. They are removable and covered in scrubbable wallpaper that I picked up at our local restore.




    They Just arrived!! I am so excited, was on pins and needles all day waiting and hoping. It was a long wait (82 days) and am just so incredibly happy that they are finally here. I can't believe I am actually a chicken mom, I've dreamed about this day since I was a child.

    Hatched May 23rd, 2011 Arrived on May 24th, 2011 at 1:20pm
    3 Buff Orpingtons
    3 Barred Rocks
    2 Light Brahmas

    2 Silver Laced Wyandottes

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  1. RedBreasted
    Beautiful coop! I am building one NOT like this but is like a medium and small size coop!
  2. Zazian
    Love it!
  3. allosaurusrock
    Your chicks look lovely! Your coop is amazing!
  4. chickwhispers
    Nice coop transformation! Love it!
  5. N F C
    Nice job on converting your shed to a coop!
  6. sunflour
    Beautiful coop
  7. BYC Project Manager
    Congratulations, we've chosen one of your pics for the CC-POW. Thanks for posting your coop design & pictures to our "Chicken Coops" pages! You can find more info about the CC-POW here: CC-POW Process
  8. featherweightmn
    Nice setup there!!!
  9. MyLovieChix
    Love the coop, very beautiful! Of-course the babies are beautiful too! Almost a year has past, how is everyone?

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