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  1. TomGallopavo
    Finally after reading many articles, books, and lurking around here we have (almost) finished the coop. It is designed for 10 or 12 chickens (8 x 8), maybe one being a rooster. It took us about four weekends to finish.
    Here is the front...
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    Here is the nest box access...
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    Here is the East side...
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    Here is the South side...
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    Here is the West side that takes the brunt of the Missouri summer...
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    The roost...
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    The nest boxes...
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    The pop door...
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    It still needs some finishing touches like hard wire with frames over the windows and screen door, a storage shelf, and some way to close off the venting up top before winter. The pop door needs help, maybe auto when I get the electric run....we'll see. That can wait till I get the run finished...which is next. Thanks to all who I have stolen your ideas!

    Tom and Henrietta Gallopavo

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