The Girl's Mountain Manor!

  1. Mountain Peeps
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    In 2012 we bought five chicks. They grew fast so we had to start building the coop. Since we live in the mountains and have a mountain right in our backyard, the coop size was limited and it had to be very predator proof.
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    After we had the basics done, we moved onto insulation, windows, etc. We built the run out of hog panels and chicken wire. The pullets were growing fast!
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    Then the fun stuff! I painted it, built nests, designed some humorous signs and made sure the coop was predator proof. The bear pic was taken a few feet from the coop!![​IMG]
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    Then the girls moved out into the coop. They seemed to like the finishing touches[​IMG]
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    Now they are fully grown, laying like queens and loving their mountain manor! It defiantly isn't as big as I had wanted, but hopefully we can make it bigger somehow or build a new one because I'm so addicted to chickens!! This year we bought two new chicks to replace the two sebrights we had to get rid of.
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  1. Flock Master64
    Looks amazing
  2. RodNTN
    Very amazing coop Sarah! That bear picture gave me the chills!! :)
  3. NickyKnack
    Wonderful coop Sarah. Your girls seem to know it and are very proud.
  4. austrolover1
    Enjoyed looking at your coop a lot!!! Gave me some good ideas!
  5. CherriesBrood
    That's an awesome coop! Love the artwork! Your coop looks real nice!
    We had to do the same thing on our coop and it's now like bullet proof! Haha.
    Nice job!
  6. silver1polish
    The Girls must be very happy in Mommy's Costume Coop!
  7. king tail
    that is so cool!
  8. youngchooklover
  9. Sally Sunshine
    Love the coop and NEST boxes!!
  10. SnackHouse
    Love the coop! and your girls!
  11. Rita2015
  12. king tail
    i love it!!! sooo cool!!!
  13. ChickyChickens
    WOW!! Nice COOP!!!
  14. Americano Blue
  15. collingwood
    Great photos!
  16. mymilliefleur
    Good job!!!!
  17. Mountain Peeps
    Thanks everyone!
  18. cackleberrycam
  19. dasiy
    Awesome wish I colud have a coop like that for my hens
  20. MsPoultry
    I love it!!!!
  21. Mountain Peeps
    RezChamp, I'm so glad my coop inspired you!! That makes me feel great!!!
    The coop wasn't built on the mountain slope but rather in between the mountain and the house. So the space was very limited. The top of the run goes onto the mountain side.
    LOL I'm not sure what gave me the idea for all the decorations. I guess I just figured that they were going to be spoiled rotten and because many people were going to be seeing it. The wildlife are sure amazing to see but are also very nerve racking!
  22. RezChamp
    Nice one.
    Living in the mountains? Cool! Bout the only place I haven't lived. Been amongst them in my travels but never set down roots for anything longer than a cpl days.
    So you built literally on the slope of the mountain? No wonder you don't have room for a larger coop.
    If you had a longer run going uphill your chickens would literally be able to hop onto the roof. LOL
    I sure appreciatte your artwork on the coop. I hope you don't mind, Now I want to do something like that with mine. Well actually I want for my daughter and I to do it together.
    The mountains, flowers and colours, the polka dotted nest boxes. That's so girly. My daughter would love that.
    I am so thankful to see that. It has inspired me to really include my daughter in the decor at our place.
    Thank you Mountain Peeps.
    Also, you are so lucky to have wildlife close to you. The pix of them bears are super cool.


    PLEASE REMEMBER 1 simple thought..... If you don't like the fire stay in the frying pan.
    There are animals that call that mountain home and they've lived there for thousands of years.
    No matter how small your environmental footprint may be it is still nonetheless a footprint.
  23. arkansas55
    awwwwwwww,love your coop and your flock!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  24. Spartan22
    Put my coop to shame
  25. Frindizzle
    Nice coop!
  26. Book Em Danno25
  27. Ilovefarming
    Oh my goodness!! What a pretty coop. I am going outside to decorate my girls coop RIGHT NOW!!!!!
  28. Mountain Peeps
    She's a silver sebright.
  29. Bocktobery 10
    Such cute hens and wonderful job on the coop... I need one of those signs! What type of hen is the one sitting with two eggs in the photo? She's GORGEOUS!
  30. Mountain Peeps
    awww! Thank you all!!
  31. Eepster
    It looks much better than mine.
  32. cjpines
    You did a fabulous job, are you for hire? Ha! You've given me some ideas for decorations.
  33. littlefarmgirl9
    I love your pictures-especially the coop and your Wyandottes!
  34. CakeMonster
    That is so cool!
  35. TwoCrows
    How adorable is everything! You did a great job painting and making your flock feel right at home. :)
  36. MyPetNugget
    So Cute!!! I like the design and the paint! :D
  37. topdog24
    Great coop, looks great and your flock is really nice also.
  38. chickencrazy999
    How cute Love it!
  39. 1000yearoldeggs
    Good job making your coop predator proof. Very cute, I'd like to hand paint my coop, but I don't paint well and I'd probably mess up, LOL.
  40. highcountrybell
    love it! love the paint! love the bear!!!! :)
  41. scubaharry
    What a great coop. Love the pictures of the girls as well!
  42. chickymama2014
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  44. KageChick
    Very cool!
  45. crazyfeathers

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